Gores Family History

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Gores Name Meaning

North German (Göres): patronymic from the personal name Gör(e), a Low German form of Latin Gregorius (see Gregory).

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


Similar surnames: Goeres, Gares, Bores, Goes, Kordes, Cords, Goren, Moren, Goree, Mores

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Gores Family Origin

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Gores Family Occupations

What did your Gores ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gores occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Gores's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gores. A less common occupation for the Gores family was Dentist.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Dentist

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gores ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gores Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gores. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gores 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gores. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gores. For the veterans among your Gores ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gores Life Expectancy

What is the average Gores lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gores life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gores in 1957 was 68, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gores

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gores 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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