Gourley Family History

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Gourley Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin; possibly a Norman habitational name from an unidentified place in Normandy or England.

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


Similar surnames: Ousley, Curley, Gorley, Garley, Coursey, Gurley, Murley, Sousley

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Gourley Family Origin

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Gourley Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Joiner

    5%
  • Charwoman

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gourley. A less common occupation for the Gourley family was Charwoman. The most common Gourley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Gourley's were Coal Miners.

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Gourley Historical Records

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Gourley Life Expectancy

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