Gormley Family History

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Gormley Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gormghaile ‘descendant of Gormghal’, a personal name from gorm ‘noble’, ‘dark blue’ + gal ‘valor’.

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


Similar surnames: Tormey, Gooley, Wormley, Corley, Gorey, Wortley, Worsley, Ghormley

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Gormley Family Origin

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Gormley Family Occupations

What did your Gormley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gormley family was Teamster. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gormley. The most common Gormley occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Gormley's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Teamster

    2%

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

Gormley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gormley Life Expectancy

What is the average Gormley lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gormley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gormley in 1942 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gormley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gormley 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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