Gorr Family History

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Gorr Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the Latin personal name Gregorius (see Gregory). nickname from Middle High German gorre ‘bad horse’.

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


Similar surnames: Garr, Gori, Gurr, Porr, Gory, Garb, Toro, Gohr, Horr, Torr

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Gorr Family Origin

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Gorr Family Occupations

What did your Gorr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorr. The most common Gorr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gorr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gorr family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gorr ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gorr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gorr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gorr 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gorr. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gorr. For the veterans among your Gorr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gorr Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorr lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gorr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gorr in 1954 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gorr ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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