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Goral Name Meaning

Polish (Góral): topographic name denoting someone from the mountains of southern Poland, from góral, a derivative of góra ‘mountain’ (see Goralski).

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


Similar surnames: Gora, Koral, Gorak, Gogol, Gopal, Gal, Hora, Corral, Grab, Toral

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Where is the Goral family from?

You can see how Goral families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goral family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Goral families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Goral families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Goral's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Goral families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goral surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goral ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goral. 35% of Goral men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Goral women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goral were Roofer and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Roofer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goral. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goral census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Goral. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 610 military records available for the last name Goral. For the veterans among your Goral ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goral lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Goral life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Goral in 1945 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

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