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Gooley Family History

Gooley Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of French Goulet. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gabhlaigh, from gabhlach ‘forked’. EML.

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

31,954 Historical Documents with Gooley on Ancestry.com
7,550 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,201 Military Records
918 Immigration Records
9,389 Census and Voter Lists
12,896 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gooley Families

  • Number of Gooley families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gooley families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gooley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gooley census records

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Gooley Family Origin

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Gooley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gooley

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Gooley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gooley census records

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Gooley Civil War Service Records

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