Gorges Family History

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Gorges Name Meaning

English and French: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a deep valley, from Middle English, Old French gorge ‘gorge’, ‘ravine’ (from Old French gorge ‘throat’). There are various places in England and France named with this word, and the surname may be a habitational name from any of these. German: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Borges, Goates, Forge, Georger, Fornes, Torres, Gorgas, Sorge, Lorge

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Gorges Family Origin

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Gorges Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Cart Driver

    5%

In 1880, the most common Gorges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Gorges's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gorges family was Cart Driver. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorges.

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Gorges Life Expectancy

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