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Goward Family History

Goward Name Meaning
derivative of Goff.variant of Coward.

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

37,206 Historical Documents with Goward on Ancestry.com
12,745 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
678 Military Records
726 Immigration Records
8,297 Census and Voter Lists
14,760 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Goward Families

  • Number of Goward families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Goward families
     61 - 120
     21 - 60
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Goward last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Goward census records

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Goward Family Origin

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Goward Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Goward

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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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Goward Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Goward census records

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Goward Civil War Service Records

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