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Schork Name Meaning

South German (Baden; also Schörk): occupational name for a shoemaker, a much-altered dialect variant of Schubert.

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


Similar surnames: Schor, Schorr, Schorn, Schmock, Schar, Schock, Scholl, Schoof, Schoen

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Where is the Schork family from?

You can see how Schork families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schork family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Schork families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Schork family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Schork's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Schork families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schork surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schork ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schork. 18% of Schork men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Schork women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schork were Clerk and Machine Operator.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Machinist
    17%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Waitress
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Machine Operator
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schork. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schork census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 476 immigration records available for the last name Schork. 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 Cards

There are 818 military records available for the last name Schork. For the veterans among your Schork ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schork lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schork in 1963 was 80, and 75 in 2004.

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