Thanks a lot for looking into this!!
Unfortunately I don't think it has any connection to the name I was wondering about... It's almost obvious for me (although I could always be wrong) that the name mentioned in those links is related to the Greek mythical creature Gorgon Medusa (which would make a lot of sense considering the biological term the links point me to refers to a particular kind of coral that seems to look a lot like the description of the creature, who allegedly had "living snakes as hair"), and not to that name.
Therefore I'm rather sure that this "GoRgonAcea" name is simply coined by scientists based on resemblance with the mythological Gorgon Medusa, and thus very hard to be related to a surname which I know has been in existence for some time.
But anyway, thanks a lot! I really appreciate you taking the time to write this!
All the best!
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