Gorsky Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Gorsky Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Gorski.

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

Similar surnames: Gursky, Gorski, Gurske, Gurski, Grodsky, Wolsky, Borski, Kofsky

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Gorsky Family Origin

Where is the Gorsky family from?

Gorsky Family Occupations

What did your Gorsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gorsky occupation in the USA was Glazer. 25% of Gorsky's were Glazers. A less common occupation for the Gorsky family was Teacher. Glazer, Lumber Yard and Tanner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorsky.

View Census data for Gorsky | Data not to scale

  • Glazer

  • Lumber Yard

  • Tanner

  • Teacher


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

Gorsky Historical Records

What Gorsky family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gorsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gorsky census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gorsky

Passenger List

There are 754 immigration records available for the last name Gorsky. 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.

View all Gorsky immigration records

Draft Card

There are 513 military records available for the last name Gorsky. For the veterans among your Gorsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Gorsky military records

You've only scratched the surface of Gorsky family history.

Gorsky Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorsky lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gorsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gorsky in 1959 was 30, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorsky

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gorsky 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.

Look up another name