Mork Family History

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Mork Name Meaning

Danish (Mørk) and Swedish (Mörk): nickname for someone with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Danish mørk, Swedish mörk ‘dark’ (Old Norse myrkr, whence also the English word murk(y)). Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 20 farmsteads so named, from Old Norse mork ‘wood’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Morck, Mort, Work, Mark, Mora, Murk, Monk, More, Mori, Mock

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Mork Family Origin

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Mork Family Occupations

What did your Mork ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mork. 43% of Mork men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Mork women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mork were Agent and Shoemaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Retail Merchant
    8%
  • Agent
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator
    40%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Shoemaker
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mork Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mork. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mork census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mork. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mork. For the veterans among your Mork ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mork Life Expectancy

What is the average Mork lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mork in 1956 was 73, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mork

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mork ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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