Gory Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: reduced form of McGorry. Altered spelling of Swiss Göhry, a variant of Gehring or of Gori, from a pet form of the personal name Georg (see George).

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


Similar surnames: Lory, Gary, Gorry, Gori, Mory, Gorey, Ory, Gorr, Gery, Jory

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Gory Family Origin

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Gory Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayers Laborer

    50%
  • Butler Unemployed

    50%

In 1881, Bricklayers Laborer and Butler Unemployed were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gory. The most common Gory occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Laborer. 50% of Gory's were Bricklayers Laborers.

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Gory Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Gory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gory in 1963 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gory

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