Gorry Family History

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Gorry Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McGorry.

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

Similar surnames: Gory, Gorey, Corry, Garry, Gorrie, Gorr, Gary, Mcgorry, Carry, Gordy

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Gorry Family Origin

Where is the Gorry family from?

Gorry Family Occupations

What did your Gorry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bartender and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorry. The most common Gorry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Gorry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gorry family was Bookeeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Bartender

  • Book Keeper

  • Bookeeper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gorry ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gorry Historical Records

What Gorry family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gorry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gorry 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 Gorry. 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 770 military records available for the last name Gorry. For the veterans among your Gorry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gorry Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorry lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gorry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gorry in 1963 was 80, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gorry 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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