Goree Name Meaning

Americanized form of a French name, probably Gorré, from Old French goré ‘deceived’, ‘betrayed’. variant spelling of Scottish and Irish Gorey.

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


Similar surnames: Gorey, Loree, Gore, Borne, Gorse, Foree, Porte, Gobel, Gorley, Corte

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Goree Family Origin

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Goree Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Hand

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goree. The most common Goree occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Goree's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goree family was Farm Hand.

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Goree Historical Records

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Goree Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Goree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Goree in 1946 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goree

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