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Wark Family History

Wark Name Meaning
Scottish and English (Northumberland): habitational name from Wark on the Tweed river, which is named from Old English (ge)weorc ‘(earth)works’, ‘fortification’.

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

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Name Distribution of Wark Families

  • Number of Wark families
     44 - 85
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data

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Wark Family Origin

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Wark Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

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