Gord Family History

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Gord Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Gourd.

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

Similar surnames: Goard, Gourd, Lord, Hord, Gard, Worl, Gore, Word, Ord, Rodd

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Gord Family Origin

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Gord Family Occupations

What did your Gord ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Artist, Chemical Labourer (Manuf Chem) and French Polisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gord. The most common Gord occupation in the UK was Artist. 13% of Gord's were Artists. A less common occupation for the Gord family was Gen Laborer.

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  • Artist

  • Chemical Labourer (Manuf Chem)

  • French Polisher

  • Gen Laborer


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

Gord Historical Records

What Gord family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Gord. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gord 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 918 immigration records available for the last name Gord. 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 508 military records available for the last name Gord. For the veterans among your Gord ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gord Life Expectancy

What is the average Gord lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Gord life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gord in 1952 was 48, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gord

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gord 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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