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Gonya Family History

Gonya Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of French Gagne, found predominantly in New England.

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

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2,674 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
293 Military Records
92 Immigration Records
1,834 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gonya Families

  • Number of Gonya families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gonya Family Origin

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Gonya Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gonya

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Gonya Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Gonya Civil War Service Records

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