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Gobin Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Gobert. Guyanese and Trinidadian name found among people of Indian origin: from the Hindu personal name Govind, from Sanskrit govinda ‘lord of herdsmen’, an epithet of the god Krishna.

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


Similar surnames: Godin, Robin, Tobin, Sobin, Golin, Dobin, Jobin, Lubin, Morin, Gavin

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Where is the Gobin family from?

You can see how Gobin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gobin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gobin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Gobin families living in Indiana. This was about 41% of all the recorded Gobin's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Gobin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gobin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gobin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gobin. 31% of Gobin men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Gobin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gobin were Salesman and House Work. .

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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

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • House Work
    13%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gobin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gobin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 893 immigration records available for the last name Gobin. 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 893 military records available for the last name Gobin. For the veterans among your Gobin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gobin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gobin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gobin in 1943 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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