Gores Family History

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Gores Name Meaning

North German (Göres): patronymic from the personal name Gör(e), a Low German form of Latin Gregorius (see Gregory).

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

Similar surnames: Goeres, Gares, Bores, Goes, Kordes, Cords, Goren, Moren, Goree, Mores

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Gores Family Origin

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Gores Family Occupations

What did your Gores ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cooper was the top reported job for people in the CA named Gores.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cooper

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Gores Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gores. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gores 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 845 immigration records available for the last name Gores. 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 877 military records available for the last name Gores. For the veterans among your Gores ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gores Life Expectancy

What is the average Gores lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gores life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gores in 1957 was 68, and 80 in 2004.

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