Gorby Family History

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Gorby Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Corby.

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


Similar surnames: Worby, Corby, Sorby, Mory, Goy, Goley, Carby, Golly, Roxby, Burby

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Gorby Family Origin

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Gorby Family Occupations

What did your Gorby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gorby family was Waterman. Carpenter and Check Weighman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gorby. The most common Gorby occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 33% of Gorby's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Check Weighman

    33%
  • Waterman

    33%

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

Gorby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gorby Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorby lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gorby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gorby in 1953 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gorby 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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