Gurnsey Family History

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Gurnsey Name Meaning

English: apparently an altered spelling of Guernsey.

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


Similar surnames: Guernsey, Gorney, Gurley, Garnsey, Rasey, Gulley, Gurnee, Gurney

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Gurnsey Family Origin

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Gurnsey Family Occupations

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  • Tin Plate Worker

    25%
  • Copper Smith

    13%
  • Cotton Spinner

    13%
  • Draper (Employing 1 Assistant)

    13%

In 1881, the most common Gurnsey occupation in the UK was Tin Plate Worker. 25% of Gurnsey's were Tin Plate Workers. Tin Plate Worker, Copper Smith and Cotton Spinner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurnsey. A less common occupation for the Gurnsey family was Draper (Employing 1 Assistant).

Source: Census data for Gurnsey | Data not to scale

Gurnsey Historical Records

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Gurnsey Life Expectancy

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