Gourd Family History

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Gourd Name Meaning

English: perhaps an occupational name for a maker of bottles or cups, from Old French gourde ‘water vessel’, ‘flask’, but possibly of the same derivation as 2. French: from Old French gourd ‘heavy’, ‘dull’, ‘sluggish’, hence a nickname for a slow lumbering person.

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

Similar surnames: Coard, Court, Cord, Gard, Gord, Goard, Gold, Gordy, Bour, Bourdo

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Gourd Family Origin

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Gourd Family Occupations

What did your Gourd ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Sub Officer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gourd. 5% of Gourd men worked as a Sub Officer and 56% of Gourd women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gourd were Box Office Clerk cashier and Assembler Telephone Exchange Apparatus Engineering

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Sub Officer
  • Bank Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Box Office Clerk cashier

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Office Worker
  • A M Austons excise Electrical Assistant Grade
  • Assembler Telephone Exchange Apparatus Engineering

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gourd Historical Records

What Gourd family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gourd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gourd 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 866 immigration records available for the last name Gourd. 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 723 military records available for the last name Gourd. For the veterans among your Gourd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gourd Life Expectancy

What is the average Gourd lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Gourd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gourd in 1963 was 60, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gourd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gourd 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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