Gordley Family History

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Gordley Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Gördeler, a variant of Gürtler (see Gurtler).

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


Similar surnames: Girdley, Goodley, Girdler, Gorley, Gartley, Gockley, Gurley, Cordle

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Gordley Family Origin

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Gordley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Hackman

    10%
  • Housekeeping

    10%
  • Moulder

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Hackman and Housekeeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gordley. A less common occupation for the Gordley family was Moulder. The most common Gordley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Gordley's were Farmers.

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Gordley Historical Records

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Gordley Life Expectancy

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