Goring Family History

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Goring Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Oxfordshire and West Sussex named Goring, from Old English Garingas ‘people of Gara’, a short form of the various compound names with the first element gar ‘spear’. German (Göring): see Goering.

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

Similar surnames: Gowing, Moring, Gehring, Bering, Golding, Godin, Spring, Loring

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Goring Family Origin

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Goring Family Occupations

What did your Goring ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Goring. 15% of Goring men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Goring women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goring were Unpaid Domestic Duties and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Window Cleaner
  • Gardener
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
  • Private Means

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

Goring Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Goring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goring 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Goring. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Goring. For the veterans among your Goring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goring Life Expectancy

What is the average Goring lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Goring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Goring in 1955 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goring 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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