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Origins of the Gorman surname

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About the Gormans

We have a total number of 73172 records for people with the last name Gorman.

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Where do most Gormans live?

In 1921, most Gormans lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Gormans

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 29,900 records for the Gorman surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Gormans most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Murphys

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Gormans.

What are the most common Gorman first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Gorman family members

Common jobs for Gormans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Gormans in 1921
Domestic Servant

96

Charwoman

82

Laundress

82

Dressmaker

75

Cotton Weaver

71

Common Male occupations for Gormans in 1921
Coal Miner

258

General Labourer

250

Dock Labourer

98

Tailor

83

Porter

81

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