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Gorospe Name Meaning

Basque: topographic or habitational name, possibly composed of Basque gorosti ‘holly’ or gurutz (goroz) ‘cross’ + -be ‘below’.

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


Similar surnames: Grose, Gorse, Larose, Gose, Goris, Grupe, Marose, Loose, Strope

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Where is the Gorospe family from?

You can see how Gorospe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gorospe family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Gorospe families living in California. This was about 20% of all the recorded Gorospe's in the USA. California and 3 other states had the highest population of Gorospe families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gorospe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gorospe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Gorospe. 52% of Gorospe men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    52%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Dishwasher
    10%
  • Kitchen Helper
    7%
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What Gorospe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 207 census records available for the last name Gorospe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gorospe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gorospe. 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 Cards

There are 152 military records available for the last name Gorospe. For the veterans among your Gorospe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gorospe lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gorospe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gorospe in 1964 was 72, and 89 in 2004.

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