Gorry Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McGorry.

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


Similar surnames: Gory, Gorey, Corry, Garry, Gorrie, Gorr, Gary, Mcgorry, Carry, Gordy

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Gorry Family Origin

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Gorry Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    30%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Mariner

    10%
  • Agricul Labourers Widow

    3%

In 1881, the most common Gorry occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 30% of Gorry's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Gorry family was Agricul Labourers Widow. Fisherman, Labourer and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorry.

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Gorry Historical Records

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Gorry Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Gorry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gorry in 1963 was 80, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorry

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