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Goens Family History

Goens Name Meaning
Dutch: patronymic from Goen.German (Göens): Frisian patronymic from the personal name Göde (see Goede, cognate with 1).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

25,015 Historical Documents with Goens on Ancestry.com
5,873 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,931 Military Records
176 Immigration Records
5,439 Census and Voter Lists
11,596 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Goens Families

  • Number of Goens families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Goens families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Goens last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Goens census records

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Goens Family Origin

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Goens Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Goens

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Goens Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Goens census records

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Goens Civil War Service Records

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