Vlk Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: from the vocabulary word vlk ‘wolf’, probably from an Old Slavic personal name containing this element, but perhaps also applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble a wolf or connected with wolves in some other way.

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


Similar surnames: Volk, Vik, Olk, Elk, Vlad, Mak, Valko, Zuk, Valk, Alt

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Vlk Family Origin

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Vlk Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vlk. 18% of Vlk men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Vlk women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vlk were Conductor and Sorter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Conductor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    38%
  • Farm Laborer
    38%
  • Sorter
    25%

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

Vlk Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 362 immigration records available for the last name Vlk. 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 656 military records available for the last name Vlk. For the veterans among your Vlk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vlk Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Vlk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Vlk in 1960 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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