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Going Family History

Going Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ghabhann or Mac Gabhann ‘son of (the) smith’ (see McGowan) or, in some cases, an Anglicized spelling of the French family name Gouin, which has been established in Tipperary since the end of the 17th century.German (Göing): variant of Göding (see Goding).

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

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14,713 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
20,351 Military Records
1,726 Immigration Records
13,494 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Going Families

  • Number of Going families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Going families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Going families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Going Family Origin

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Going Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Going

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Going Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Going Civil War Service Records

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