Gourdin Family History

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Gourdin Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French gourdin ‘madman’, ‘fool’.

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


Similar surnames: Gourdine, Bourdon, Gourd, Gardin, Burdin, Burden, Gordon, Gouin

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Gourdin Family Origin

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Gourdin Family Occupations

What did your Gourdin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gourdin. A less common occupation for the Gourdin family was Farming. The most common Gourdin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Gourdin's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Gourdin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gourdin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gourdin lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2003, in the United States, Gourdin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gourdin in 1947 was 39, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gourdin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gourdin 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.

Famous Gourdin Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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