Gorny Family History

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Gorny Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from a place called Górne. from the adjective górny ‘upper’, ‘superior’, applied either as a topographic name for someone who lived in the upper part of a settlement, etc., or as a nickname for someone considered to have superior abilities.

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

Similar surnames: Horn, Godby, Cerny, Forni, Gray, Borne, Lory, Dory, Torno, Gordy

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Gorny Family Origin

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Gorny Family Occupations

What did your Gorny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gorny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Gorny's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gorny family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorny.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Servant

  • Shoemaker


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Gorny Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gorny Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorny lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Gorny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Gorny in 1947 was 37, and 61 in 2004.

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