Gurney Family History

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Gurney Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in France named Gournay, notably Gournay-en-Brai in Seine-Maritime.

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


Similar surnames: Turney, Burney, Furney, Curley, Turner, Garney, Corney, Durley

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Gurney Family Origin

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Gurney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Marble Cutter

    8%
  • School

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Marble Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurney. A less common occupation for the Gurney family was School. The most common Gurney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 11% of Gurney's were Farmers.

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Gurney Historical Records

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Gurney Life Expectancy

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