Gurney Family History

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Gurney Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in France named Gournay, notably Gournay-en-Brai in Seine-Maritime.

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


Similar surnames: Turney, Burney, Furney, Curley, Turner, Garney, Corney, Durley

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Gurney Family Origin

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Gurney Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gurney family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurney. The most common Gurney occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Gurney's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Gurney Historical Records

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Gurney Life Expectancy

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