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Mork Name Meaning

Danish (Mørk) and Swedish (Mörk): nickname for someone with dark hair or a swarthy complexion from Danish mørk Swedish mörk ‘dark’ (Old Norse myrkr whence also the English word murk(y)). Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 20 farmsteads so named from Old Norse mǫrk ‘outlying pasture wood’. German: probably a habitational name from Morken in Rhineland. Compare Morck .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Morck, Mort, Work, Mark, Mora, Murk, Monk, More, Mori, Mock

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Where is the Mork family from?

You can see how Mork families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mork family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mork families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 25 Mork families living in Essex. This was about 24% of all the recorded Mork's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Mork families in 1891.
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What did your Mork ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, House Painter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mork. 100% of Mork men worked as a House Painter and 73% of Mork women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • House Painter

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Paid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mork. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mork. For the veterans among your Mork ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mork lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mork in 1956 was 73, and 81 in 2004.

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