Rork Family History

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Rork Name Meaning

Irish: reduced and altered form of O’Rourke.

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


Similar surnames: Rorke, Rourk, Roark, Rook, York, Fork, Ronk, Bork, Reek, Corn

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Rork Family Origin

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Rork Family Occupations

What did your Rork ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Scholar and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rork. The most common Rork occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Rork's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rork family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Scholar

    17%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rork ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rork Historical Records

What Rork family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rork. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rork 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rork. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rork. For the veterans among your Rork ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rork Life Expectancy

What is the average Rork lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rork in 1945 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rork

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rork 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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