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Origins of the Quirk surname

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About the Quirks

We have a total number of 25328 records for people with the last name Quirk.

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Where do most Quirks live?

In 1921, most Quirks lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Quirks

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We have 12,800 records for the Quirk surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Quirks most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Quirk first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Quirks

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Quirks in 1921


General Servant Domestic


House Servant




Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Quirks in 1921
Able Seaman






General Labourer




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