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Gordan Name Meaning

Variant of German Jordan. English: perhaps an altered spelling of Gordon.

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


Similar surnames: Gorden, Gorman, Mordan, Gerdon, Jordan, Nordan, Jorden, Gordin

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Gordan Family Origin

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Gordan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Dressmaker

    6%
  • Going To School

    6%

In 1881, the most common Gordan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Gordan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gordan family was Going To School. Farmer, Labourer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gordan.

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Gordan Historical Records

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Gordan Life Expectancy

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