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Gorney Name Meaning

English: variant of Gurney. Altered spelling of Polish Gorny. Possibly an altered spelling of German Gornig, Görnig, occupational names for a miner, from Polish góra ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Gortney, Gorley, Dorney, Gosney, Gurley, Torney, Forney, Horner

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Gorney Family Origin

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Gorney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Works At The Rail R.

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gorney family was Works At The Rail R.. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorney. The most common Gorney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gorney's were Farmers.

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Gorney Life Expectancy

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