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Gorski Family History

Gorski Name Meaning
Polish (Górski) and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Góra, Górka, or Górki, from góra ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

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24,438 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,635 Military Records
4,222 Immigration Records
14,236 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gorski Families

  • Number of Gorski families
     81 - 160
     28 - 80
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gorski families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gorski last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gorski census records

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Gorski Family Origin

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Gorski Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gorski families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gorski

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gorski Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gorski census records

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Military Service by Gorski

Did the Gorskis fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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