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

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  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Blacksmith & Farmer

    3%
  • Chemist And Druggist

    3%
  • Commercial Clerk To Provision Importers

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gourd family was Commercial Clerk To Provision Importers. Blacksmith, Blacksmith & Farmer and Chemist And Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gourd. The most common Gourd occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 3% of Gourd's were Blacksmiths.

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Gourd Historical Records

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Gourd Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2003, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gourd

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