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 Turok

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Cognate to turuk (“penis”).

  1. (Kodoi dialect) stick, wand

Notable Persons Named Turok

Turok is a comics character.


Turok Willis is an athlete for the Misr El-Makasa SC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Turok

Turok is a comics character.


Neil Turok is a scientist. Neil was given the name Neil Geoffrey Turok on November 16th, 1958 in Johannesburg.


Ben Turok is an anti-apartheid activist, economics professor, and member of parliament. Ben was born on June 27th, 1927 in Latvia.


Marta Turok is an anthropologist. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1974 to present. Marta was given the name Marta Turok Wallace in 1952 in Mexico City.


Leonid Turok is an athlete for the JK Kaitseliit Kalev.


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Popularity of Turok as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Turok U.S.
  White 95.42% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 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 Turok

People with the last name Turok are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Turok

  • How Popular is the name Turok? As a last name Turok was the 114,424th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Turok? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Turok was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Turok: Your name in reverse order is Korut. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ruotk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Turok? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 153 people with the last name Turok.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Turok? Turok is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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