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Gohman Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Gö(h)mann, a nickname for a farmer or country dweller, from Middle High German göu, geu ‘region’, ‘country’ + man ‘man’ (see Gau 1), or, in the north, possibly a topographic name from the field name An der Gö ‘at the water meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Goeman, Gorman, Geiman, Gosman, Kohman, Oman, Lohman, Goman, Ohmann

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Gohman Family Origin

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Gohman Family Occupations

What did your Gohman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gohman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Gohman's were Farmers. Farmer and W. In Dry Goods Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gohman.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • W. In Dry Goods Store

    17%

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Gohman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gohman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gohman 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 Gohman. 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 Gohman. For the veterans among your Gohman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gohman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gohman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gohman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gohman in 1962 was 77, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gohman 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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