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Goggans Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Goggins .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Goggins, Gargano, Liggins, Gorgas, Bogdan, Riggins, Golias, Gowans

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Where is the Goggans family from?

You can see how Goggans families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goggans family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Goggans families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Goggans families living in South Carolina. This was about 67% of all the recorded Goggans's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Goggans families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goggans surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goggans ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Goggans. 39% of Goggans men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Goggans women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goggans were Farm Laborer and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • School Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 141 immigration records available for the last name Goggans. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Goggans. For the veterans among your Goggans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goggans lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Goggans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goggans in 1948 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

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