Gof Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hof, Son, Ko, Sok, Kos, Wolf, So, Yon, You, Bo

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Gof Family Origin

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Gof Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gof ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Gof Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 191 census records available for the last name Gof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gof 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 36 immigration records available for the last name Gof. 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 30 military records available for the last name Gof. For the veterans among your Gof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gof Life Expectancy

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Average Gof life expectancy in 2002 was 83 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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