Gornall Family History

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Gornall Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): apparently a habitational name from a place so called, perhaps Gornalwood near Birmingham, which is probably named from Old English cweorn ‘mill’ + halh ‘recess’, ‘hollow’.

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

Similar surnames: Cornell, Pownall, Goodall, Darnall, Gorham, Cornwall, Arnall, Gorrell

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Gornall Family Origin

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Gornall Family Occupations

What did your Gornall ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gornall. The most common Gornall occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Gornall's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gornall family was Bricklayer.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Tailor

  • Bricklayer


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Gornall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Gornall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gornall 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 Gornall. 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 Gornall. For the veterans among your Gornall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gornall Life Expectancy

What is the average Gornall lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gornall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gornall in 1963 was 76, and 64 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gornall 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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