Goans Family History

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Goans Name Meaning

Possibly altered spelling of German Gans or Ganz.

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

Similar surnames: Goins, Gans, Goings, Coons, Gotts, Beans, Going, Goens, Oas, Goard

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Goans Family Origin

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Goans Family Occupations

What did your Goans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goans family was Black Smith. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goans. The most common Goans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Goans's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Black Smith


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Goans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goans census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 173 immigration records available for the last name Goans. 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 Card

There are 567 military records available for the last name Goans. For the veterans among your Goans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goans Life Expectancy

What is the average Goans lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Goans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Goans in 1961 was 49, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goans ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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