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Goulet Family History

Goulet Name Meaning
French: nickname for a greedy or voracious man, from Old French goulet ‘gullet’, a diminutive of goule ‘throat’ (Latin gula). It may also be in part a topographic name for someone who lived by a narrow pass or defile.

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

316,115 Historical Documents with Goulet on Ancestry.com
60,180 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,509 Military Records
3,106 Immigration Records
53,800 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Goulet Families

  • Number of Goulet families
     60 - 117
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Goulet families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Goulet last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Goulet Family Origin

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Goulet Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Goulet

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Goulet Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Goulet census records

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Goulet Civil War Service Records

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