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Gorsuch Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the hamlet of Gorsuch, Lancashire, earlier Gosefordsich, from Old English Gosford ‘goose ford’ + sic ‘small stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Gorse, Dorsch, Morsch, Goch, Bosch, Hirsch, Dosch, Gosch, Forsch

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Gorsuch Family Origin

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Gorsuch Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Gorsuch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Gorsuch's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gorsuch. A less common occupation for the Gorsuch family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Gorsuch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gorsuch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gorsuch 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gorsuch. 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 Gorsuch. For the veterans among your Gorsuch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gorsuch Life Expectancy

What is the average Gorsuch lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gorsuch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gorsuch in 1945 was 76, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gorsuch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gorsuch 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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