Gorski Family History

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Gorski Name Meaning

Polish (Górski) and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Góra, Górka, or Górki, from góra ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Borski, Gorecki, Gurski, Zagorski, Wolski, Molski, Gorka, Gorsky

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Gorski Family Origin

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Gorski Family Occupations

What did your Gorski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gorski occupation in the USA was Candy Maker. 14% of Gorski's were Candy Makers. A less common occupation for the Gorski family was Keeps Saloon. Candy Maker, Confectionery and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorski.

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  • Candy Maker

  • Confectionery

  • Farmer

  • Keeps Saloon


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Gorski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Gorski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gorski 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Gorski. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Gorski. For the veterans among your Gorski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gorski Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorski lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gorski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gorski in 1944 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gorski 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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