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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Servant

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%

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

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Gorny Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorny

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