Gorden Family History

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Gorden Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Gordon.

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

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Gorden Family Origin

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Gorden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Gorden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Gorden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gorden family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorden.

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Gorden Historical Records

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Gorden Life Expectancy

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