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Sirk Family History

Sirk Name Meaning

Slovenian: topographic name from sirek ‘sorghum’ (dialect sirk), also in some dialects meaning ‘grain’.

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


Similar surnames: Siek, Birk, Kirk, Siri, Sink, Spirk, Bird, Wire, Sik, Stirk

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Where is the Sirk family from?

You can see how Sirk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sirk family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sirk families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 19 Sirk families living in New Brunswick. This was about 86% of all the recorded Sirk's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Sirk families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sirk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sirk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sirk. 30% of Sirk men worked as a Laborer and 72% of Sirk women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sirk were Proprietor and Sowing.

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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
    30%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    72%
  • Sowing
    29%
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What Sirk family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sirk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sirk 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 330 immigration records available for the last name Sirk. 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 873 military records available for the last name Sirk. For the veterans among your Sirk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sirk lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Sirk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sirk in 1946 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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