Gourley Family History

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Gourley Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin; possibly a Norman habitational name from an unidentified place in Normandy or England.

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


Similar surnames: Ousley, Curley, Gorley, Garley, Coursey, Gurley, Murley, Sousley

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Gourley Family Origin

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Gourley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farmer'S Son

    4%
  • Fermier

    4%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gourley family was Servant. Farmer, Farmer'S Son and Fermier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gourley. The most common Gourley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Gourley's were Farmers.

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Gourley Historical Records

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Gourley Life Expectancy

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