Goergen Family History

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Goergen Name Meaning

North German (Görgen): patronymic from a Low German form of the personal name Georg (see George).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gergen, Georgen, Gergel, Gerken, Goeres, Joerger, Goerke, Gerfen

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Goergen Family Origin

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Goergen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Shoemaker

    14%
  • Baggageman On C.R.Rd.

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Goergen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Goergen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goergen family was Carpenter. Farmer, Shoemaker and Baggageman On C.R.Rd. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goergen.

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Goergen Historical Records

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Goergen Life Expectancy

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