Gordy Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Gourdeau, a topographic name from Old French gort ‘stretch of water rich in fish’.

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


Similar surnames: Yordy, Mory, Gard, Gorey, Gowdy, Gorny, Nord, Gory, Good, Goody

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Gordy Family Origin

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Gordy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Gordy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Gordy's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gordy. A less common occupation for the Gordy family was Keeping House.

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Gordy Historical Records

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Gordy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Gordy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gordy in 1946 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gordy

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