Gorga Family History

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Gorga Name Meaning

Southern Italian and Catalan: topographic name from Sicilian gorga, Catalan gorg(a) ‘place where water collects’, ‘mill pond’, ‘gorge’. Catalan: habitational name from Gorga in Alacant.

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

Similar surnames: Gorgas, Gorka, Morga, Morea, Goya, Gora, Loga, Organ, Borg, Sorge

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Gorga Family Origin

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Gorga Family Occupations

What did your Gorga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gorga. 36% of Gorga men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Gorga women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gorga were Barber and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Packer
  • Saleslady

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

Gorga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gorga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gorga 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 625 immigration records available for the last name Gorga. 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 283 military records available for the last name Gorga. For the veterans among your Gorga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gorga Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorga lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gorga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Gorga in 1962 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorga

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