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Gorman Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gormáin and Ó Gormáin ‘son (or descendant) of Gormán’, a personal name from a diminutive of gorm ‘dark blue’, ‘noble’. Compare O’Gorman. English: from the Middle English personal name Gormund, Old English Garmund, composed of the elements gar ‘spear’ + mund ‘protection’. English: topographic name for someone who lived by or on a triangular patch of land (see Gore). German (Görmann): variant of Gehrmann. German (Görmann): of Slavic origin, occupational name for a miner, from Slavic góra ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: German, Dorman, Norman, Orman, Forman, Goeman, Gordon, Gohman, Gurman

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Gorman Family Origin

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Gorman Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Iron Miner

    2%
  • Charwoman

    1%

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Iron Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorman. A less common occupation for the Gorman family was Charwoman. The most common Gorman occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Gorman's were Labourers.

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Gorman Life Expectancy

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