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Gokey Family History

Gokey Name Meaning
Much altered Americanized form of French Gauthier.

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

31,180 Historical Documents with Gokey on Ancestry.com
8,706 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,396 Military Records
239 Immigration Records
8,953 Census and Voter Lists
11,886 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gokey Families

  • Number of Gokey families
     44 - 85
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gokey families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gokey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gokey census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Gokey Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gokey families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Gokey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gokey families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gokey

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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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Gokey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gokey census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gokey ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Gokey Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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