Gurgess Family History

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Gurgess 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: Burgess, Furness, Urness, Curless, Jurgens, Surges, Burress, Hurless

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Gurgess Family Origin

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Gurgess Family Occupations

What did your Gurgess ancestors do for a living?

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

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Gurgess Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 78 census records available for the last name Gurgess. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurgess 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Gurgess. 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 10 military records available for the last name Gurgess. For the veterans among your Gurgess ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurgess Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurgess lifespan?

Average Gurgess life expectancy in 2001 was 73 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurgess 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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