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Gori Name Meaning

Northern Italian: patronymic or plural form of the common medieval personal name Goro, a reduced form of Gregorio (see Gregory).

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


Similar surnames: Mori, Ori, Gorr, Gory, Nori, Bodi, Garin, Sari, Yori, Godin

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Where is the Gori family from?

You can see how Gori families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gori family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gori families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Gori family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Gori's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Gori families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gori surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gori ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gori. 35% of Gori men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Gori women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gori were Farm Laborer and New Worker.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Barber
    13%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    50%
  • New Worker
    50%
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What Gori family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gori. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gori census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gori. 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 Cards

There are 631 military records available for the last name Gori. For the veterans among your Gori ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gori lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gori life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Gori in 1954 was 61, and 85 in 2004.

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