Gory Family History

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Gory Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: reduced form of McGorry. Altered spelling of Swiss Göhry, a variant of Gehring or of Gori, from a pet form of the personal name Georg (see George).

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


Similar surnames: Lory, Gary, Gorry, Gori, Mory, Gorey, Ory, Gorr, Gery, Jory

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Gory Family Origin

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Gory Family Occupations

What did your Gory ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gory occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gory's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gory family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gory.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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

Gory Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gory Life Expectancy

What is the average Gory lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gory in 1963 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gory

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gory 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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