Gorgas Family History

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Gorgas Name Meaning

Catalan: variant spelling of Gorgues, a topographic name from the plural of gorga ‘gorge’ (see Gorga).

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

Similar surnames: Gorga, Gorges, Vargas, Bordas, Gorman, Borjas, Borges, Georgas

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Gorgas Family Origin

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Gorgas Family Occupations

What did your Gorgas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Doctors Receptionist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gorgas. 50% of Gorgas men worked as a Doctors Receptionist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Doctors Receptionist
  • Trousers Presser

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Gorgas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gorgas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gorgas 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 561 immigration records available for the last name Gorgas. 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 Gorgas. For the veterans among your Gorgas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gorgas Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorgas lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gorgas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gorgas in 1954 was 49, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorgas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gorgas 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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