Gorka Family History

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Gorka Name Meaning

Polish (Górka): habitational name from a place called Górka or Górki (see Gorecki).

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


Similar surnames: Gorga, Gorski, Golla, Gora, Borba, Cora, Gorham, York, Goerke, Morra

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Gorka Family Origin

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Gorka Family Occupations

What did your Gorka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gorka. The most common Gorka occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Gorka's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gorka family was Works In Shingle Mill.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Works In Shingle Mill

    25%

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Gorka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gorka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gorka 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gorka. 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 Gorka. For the veterans among your Gorka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gorka Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorka lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Gorka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gorka in 1948 was 51, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gorka 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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