Gore is usually a locational surname deriving from the Old English "gara" meaning a triangular piece of land.. It is also an Old French variant of George. Variations include Goar, Gorr, Core, Gare, Gara, Gorman, and Gorwege, among others.
- "The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Ralph de la Gare, which was dated 1181, in the 'Pipe Rolls of Kent'..." -Read more: http://www.surnamedb.com/Surname/Gore#ixzz5BNYzfzmI
- "John atte Gore recorded in 1296 within the Sussex Subsidy Rolls is identical with the John Gorman recorded in 1332." -Wikipedia, https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacGorman
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.
How to Join
Add the category to your profiles and check out the task list. Add details about your research and jump right in with whatever you think the study needs. Please contact the project leader Sarah Mason or post a comment to the right if you have any questions. Thanks!
- 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.
- Check these out for the surname Gore:
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- Check out the Gorman Name Study
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