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Goringe Family History

Goringe Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Goring, Gorringe, Grange, Grine, Going, Orange, Moring, Horine

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Where is the Goringe family from?

You can see how Goringe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goringe family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Goringe families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 22 Goringe families living in Dorset. This was about 47% of all the recorded Goringe's in the UK. Dorset had the highest population of Goringe families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goringe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goringe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Goringe. 72% of Goringe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Retired Clementary Teach
    29%
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What Goringe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Goringe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goringe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 66 immigration records available for the last name Goringe. 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 Cards

There are 26 military records available for the last name Goringe. For the veterans among your Goringe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goringe lifespan?

Average Goringe life expectancy in 1999 was 68 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

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