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Where is the Gorter family from?
You can see how Gorter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gorter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Gorter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Gorter families living in Michigan. This was about 36% of all the recorded Gorter's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Gorter families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gorter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gorter. 43% of Gorter men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Gorter women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gorter were Machinist and Teacher. .