Gurgenson Family History

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Gurgenson 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: Jurgenson, Burgeson, Jergenson, Jurgensen, Jorgenson, Furgeson

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Gurgenson Family Origin

Where is the Gurgenson family from?

Gurgenson Family Occupations

What did your Gurgenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gurgenson occupation in the USA was Cigar Factory. 33% of Gurgenson's were Cigar Factorys. A less common occupation for the Gurgenson family was Farming. Cigar Factory and Cooper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gurgenson.

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  • Cigar Factory

  • Cooper

  • Farming


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

Gurgenson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 72 census records available for the last name Gurgenson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurgenson 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Gurgenson. 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 8 military records available for the last name Gurgenson. For the veterans among your Gurgenson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurgenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurgenson lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurgenson 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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