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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 Urke

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Alt. Meaning

U is for unite, you bring people together.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

Notable Persons Named Urke

Urke was born in 1897. He passed away on November 11th, 1939.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Urke

Jan Lennart Urke is a sports team member for the IL Hødd.


Where is the name Urke popular?

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Popularity of Urke as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Urke U.S.
  White 96.23% 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 Urke

People with the last name Urke are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Urke

  • How Popular is the name Urke? As a last name Urke was the 153,769th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Urke first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Urke is Saturday, February 25th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Urke? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Urke. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Urke: Your name in reverse order is Ekru. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uker. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Urke? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 106 people with the last name Urke.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Urke? Urke is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Urkes Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Urke born Jan 31, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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