O'gorman Family History

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O'gorman Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gormáin ‘descendant of Gormán’ (see Gorman).

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

Similar surnames: Gorman, O'riordan, O'gara, Mcdorman, O'ryan, Norman, Garman, Sugarman

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O'gorman Family Origin

Where is the O'gorman family from?

O'gorman Family Occupations

What did your O'gorman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common O'gorman occupation in the UK was Laborer. 22% of O'gorman's were Laborers. Laborer, Chairwoman and Corn Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'gorman. A less common occupation for the O'gorman family was Labourer.

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  • Laborer

  • Chairwoman

  • Corn Porter

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your O'gorman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

O'gorman Historical Records

What O'gorman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name O'gorman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'gorman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name O'gorman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name O'gorman. For the veterans among your O'gorman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'gorman Life Expectancy

What is the average O'gorman lifespan?

Between 1997 and 2003, in the United States, O'gorman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for O'gorman in 1997 was 93, and 57 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for O'gorman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'gorman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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