Goren Family History

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Goren Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): altered form of Horn 5, under Russian influence; since Russian has no h and alters h in borrowed words to g. In Israel the name has been reinterpreted by folk etymology as being from Hebrew goren ‘threshing floor’, which is in fact etymologically and semantically unrelated.

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

Similar surnames: Oren, Koren, Horen, Toren, Gorin, Rozen, Goen, Doren, Boren, Coren

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Goren Family Origin

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Goren Family Occupations

What did your Goren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goren family was Cooper. Farmer, Laborer and Coach Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goren. The most common Goren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Goren's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Coach Painter

  • Cooper


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Goren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Goren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goren census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Goren. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Goren. For the veterans among your Goren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goren Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Goren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Goren in 1961 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goren ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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