Gordan Family History

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Gordan Name Meaning

Variant of German Jordan. English: perhaps an altered spelling of Gordon.

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

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Gordan Family Origin

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Gordan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gordan family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gordan. The most common Gordan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Gordan's were Farmers.

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Gordan Life Expectancy

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