Goggans Family History

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Goggans Name Meaning

Apparently a variant of Goggin. It is a common name in AL and TX.

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


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

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Goggans Family Origin

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Goggans Family Occupations

What did your Goggans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goggans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Goggans's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goggans. A less common occupation for the Goggans family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    12%

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

Goggans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goggans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goggans 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 642 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 Card

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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Goggans Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goggans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goggans 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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