Gurnee Family History

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Gurnee Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Gurney.

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


Similar surnames: Guinee, Gorney, Gurley, Curlee, Garnes, Garner, Burnet, Burney

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Gurnee Family Origin

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Gurnee Family Occupations

What did your Gurnee ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Boatman

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gurnee family was Butcher. The most common Gurnee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Gurnee's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurnee.

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Gurnee Historical Records

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Gurnee Life Expectancy

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