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Reurke Family History

Reurke Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Rourke, Berke, Burke, Remke, Eure, Lehrke, Rettke, Reule, Ehrke

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Where is the Reurke family from?

You can see how Reurke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reurke family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1891. The most Reurke families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Reurke family living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Reurke's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Reurke families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reurke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reurke ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reurke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 44 census records available for the last name Reurke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reurke 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Reurke. 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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Draft Cards

There are 3 military records available for the last name Reurke. For the veterans among your Reurke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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