Gore Name Study

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Surname/tag: Gore
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Gore is usually a locational surname deriving from the Old English "gara" meaning a triangular piece of land.[1]. It is also an Old French variant of George.[2] Variations include Goar, Gorr, Core, Gare, Gara, Gorman, and Gorwege, among others.


This is a One Name Study to collect together in one place everything about the Gore surname and the connections to variants of that name. The hope is that other researchers like you will help make it a valuable reference point for people studying lines that cross or intersect.

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Task List

  • Please add [[Category:Gore Name Study]] to your Gore profiles.
  • Location based categories within the study will be based on birthplace at the lowest category level possible to help trace migrations of family groups.
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Am interested in the Gore surname. Just recently found out Gore is my surname. So far I have only traced my branch back to Issac Newton Gore Sr in TN. Still trying to verify his position in the line.