Gornall Family History

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Gornall Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): apparently a habitational name from a place so called, perhaps Gornalwood near Birmingham, which is probably named from Old English cweorn ‘mill’ + halh ‘recess’, ‘hollow’.

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


Similar surnames: Cornell, Pownall, Goodall, Darnall, Gorham, Cornwall, Arnall, Gorrell

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Gornall Family Origin

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Gornall Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Tailor

    2%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

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In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gornall. A less common occupation for the Gornall family was Bricklayer. The most common Gornall occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Gornall's were Farmers.

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Gornall Historical Records

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Gornall Life Expectancy

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