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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Dentist

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gores. A less common occupation for the Gores family was Dentist. The most common Gores occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Gores's were Farmers.

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Gores Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gores

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