Gurgan Family History

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Gurgan Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Kurgan, Durgan, Burgan, Organ, Urban, Murga, Morgan, Furman, Kurian

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Gurgan Family Origin

Where is the Gurgan family from?

Gurgan Family Occupations

What did your Gurgan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gurgan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Gurgan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Gurgan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 461 census records available for the last name Gurgan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurgan 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 164 immigration records available for the last name Gurgan. 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 60 military records available for the last name Gurgan. For the veterans among your Gurgan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurgan Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurgan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 1993, in the United States, Gurgan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gurgan in 1962 was 72, and 61 in 1993.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurgan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurgan 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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