Quirk Name Meaning

Irish (Munster) and Manx: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuirc ‘descendant of Corc’, a personal name from corc ‘heart’, or curc ‘tuft (of hair)’. It is sometimes translated Oates, as if from coirce ‘oats’.

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


Similar surnames: Quill, Quigg, Turk, Quinn, Quirke, Quire, Quine, Quin, Burk, Buerk

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Quirk Family Origin

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Quirk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Servant

    9%
  • School

    6%

In 1881, the most common Quirk occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Quirk's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quirk. A less common occupation for the Quirk family was School.

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Quirk Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Quirk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Quirk in 1944 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quirk

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