First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Terk

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Alt. Meaning

T is for talent, hidden or not.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

K is for kid, the child within.

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Popularity of Terk as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Terk U.S.
  White 93.89% 64.26%
  African American 3.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Terk

People with the last name Terk are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Terk

  • How Popular is the name Terk? As a last name Terk was the 100,302nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Terk? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Terk was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Terk: Your name in reverse order is Kret. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Trke. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Terk? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 180 people with the last name Terk.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Terk? Terk is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Terks Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Terk born Oct 31, 1965

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-West approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).