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Gorter Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a grower of barley, and possibly by extension a brewer, Middle Dutch gruter, gurter.

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


Similar surnames: Horter, Porter, Korver, Porten, Corter, Morter, Gonter, Kolter

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Gorter Family Origin

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Gorter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Gardner

    20%
  • Housekeeping

    20%
  • Work Tanery

    20%

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In 1880, Farmer, Gardner and Housekeeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorter. The most common Gorter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Gorter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gorter family was Work Tanery.

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Gorter Historical Records

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Gorter Life Expectancy

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