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Gorden Family Origin

Where is the Gorden family from?

Gorden Family Occupations

What did your Gorden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gorden family was Cotton Weaver. The most common Gorden occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Gorden's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorden.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Cotton Weaver


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

Gorden Historical Records

What Gorden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gorden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gorden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gorden

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gorden. 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 Gorden. For the veterans among your Gorden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gorden Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorden lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Gorden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gorden in 1947 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gorden 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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