Gorak Family History

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Gorak Name Meaning

Polish (Górak): patronymic from Góra (see Gora).

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


Similar surnames: Gora, Goral, Gorski, Borak, Dolak, Kobak, Gural, Grab, Bosak, Woyak

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Gorak Family Origin

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Gorak Family Occupations

What did your Gorak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Assembler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gorak. 14% of Gorak men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Gorak women worked as an Assembler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gorak were Carpenter and Assemble Darts

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Machine Hand
    4%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assembler
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Assemble Darts
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gorak Historical Records

What Gorak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 878 census records available for the last name Gorak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gorak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 324 immigration records available for the last name Gorak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 168 military records available for the last name Gorak. For the veterans among your Gorak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gorak Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorak lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gorak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gorak in 1964 was 88, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gorak ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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