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Gornik Name Meaning

Polish: occupational name from górnik ‘miner’. Polish: topographic name, an agent derivative of górny ‘upper part of a settlement’ (see Gorny). Slovenian: from gora ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, in any of several senses. It may be a topographic name for someone who lived on a hill; a habitational name from any of several places named with gora or the adjective gornji ‘upper’; or a feudal status name for the steward of a vineyard, from gora in the sense ‘hill planted with vines’.

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


Similar surnames: Hornik, Gorny, Gorniak, Forni, Kotnik, Garnick, Gorney, Kurnik

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Gornik Family Origin

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Gornik Family Occupations

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Gornik Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gornik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Gornik in 1942 was 31, and 67 in 2004.

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