Stork Family History

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Stork Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stork ‘stork’, hence a nickname for a thin man with long legs, or perhaps occasionally a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a stork. In Yorkshire, where the name is most frequent, it may be a habitational name from a place so named (now known as Storkhill), near Beverley. North German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a stork, Middle Low German stork. German: habitational name from a place so named in Hesse.

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

Similar surnames: Stock, Storm, Turk, Stark, Stoop, Stirk, Torr, Starr, Storr, Storch

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Stork Family Origin

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Stork Family Occupations

What did your Stork ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Stork. 36% of Stork men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Stork women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stork were Operator and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
  • Book Keeper
  • Domestic
  • Housekeeper

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

Stork Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Stork. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stork 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 Stork. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Stork. For the veterans among your Stork ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stork Life Expectancy

What is the average Stork lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Stork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Stork in 1951 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stork

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stork 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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