Gorka Name Meaning

Polish (Górka): habitational name from a place called Górka or Górki (see Gorecki).

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


Similar surnames: Gorga, Gorski, Golla, Gora, Borba, Cora, Gorham, York, Goerke, Morra

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Gorka Family Origin

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Gorka Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Works In Shingle Mill

    25%

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In 1880, Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gorka. The most common Gorka occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Gorka's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gorka family was Works In Shingle Mill.

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Gorka Historical Records

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Gorka Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Gorka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gorka in 1948 was 51, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorka

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