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Gorney Name Meaning

English: variant of Gurney. Altered spelling of Polish Gorny. Possibly an altered spelling of German Gornig, Görnig, occupational names for a miner, from Polish góra ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Gortney, Gorley, Dorney, Gosney, Gurley, Torney, Forney, Horner

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Gorney Family Origin

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Gorney Family Occupations

What did your Gorney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorney. A less common occupation for the Gorney family was Works At The Rail R.. The most common Gorney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gorney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Works At The Rail R.

    10%

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Gorney Historical Records

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Gorney Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorney lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Gorney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gorney in 1950 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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