Gurges Family History

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Gurges 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: Surges, Burges, Burger, Burgess, Borges, Burge, Gorges, Verges

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Gurges Family Origin

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Gurges Family Occupations

What did your Gurges ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gurges occupation in the USA was Grocer. 100% of Gurges's were Grocers.

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  • Grocer

    100%

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

Gurges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 87 census records available for the last name Gurges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurges 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 24 immigration records available for the last name Gurges. 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 102 military records available for the last name Gurges. For the veterans among your Gurges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurges Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurges lifespan?

Between 1978 and 1988, in the United States, Gurges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gurges in 1978 was 17, and 73 in 1988.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurges 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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