Gorrie Family History

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Gorrie Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McGorry.

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


Similar surnames: Corrie, Gorry, Gerrie, Morris, Currie, Sorlie, Rorie, Lowrie, Goree

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Gorrie Family Origin

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Gorrie Family Occupations

What did your Gorrie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gorrie family was Clerk. Farmer, Book Binder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorrie. The most common Gorrie occupation in Canada was Farmer. 12% of Gorrie's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Book Binder

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Clerk

    6%

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

Gorrie Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gorrie Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorrie lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2003, in the United States, Gorrie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Gorrie in 1949 was 49, and 90 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorrie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gorrie 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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