Gora Family History

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Gora Name Meaning

Polish (Góra) and Jewish (from Poland): from Polish góra (Slavic gora) ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on a hillside or in a mountainous district, or perhaps a nickname for a large person.

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


Similar surnames: Goral, Gura, Gola, Mora, Hora, Gorak, Goda, Gorga, Bora, Garb

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Gora Family Origin

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Gora Family Occupations

What did your Gora ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gora. 33% of Gora men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Gora women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gora were Machinist and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    13%
  • Seamstress
    13%
  • Assembler
    10%
  • Laundress
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gora Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gora 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gora. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Gora. For the veterans among your Gora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gora Life Expectancy

What is the average Gora lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gora in 1953 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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