Gore Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Kent and Wiltshire, named Gore, from Old English gara ‘triangular piece of land’ (a derivative of gar ‘spear’, with reference to the triangular shape of a spearhead). French: nickname for a gluttonous and idle individual, from Old French gore ‘sow’ (of allegedly imitative origin, reflecting the grunting of the animal).

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


Similar surnames: Dore, Ore, Gorse, More, Gort, Nore, Mole, Goree, Shore, Lore

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Gore Family Origin

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Gore Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gore. A less common occupation for the Gore family was Farming. The most common Gore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Gore's were Farmers.

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Gore Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Gore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1950. The average life expectancy for Gore in 1944 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gore

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