Gonya Family History

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Gonya Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Gagne, found predominantly in New England.

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


Similar surnames: Gonyea, Gonyo, Gonyer, Gonia, Gonyeau, Tony, Goya, Gonet, Konda, Goda

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Gonya Family Origin

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Gonya Family Occupations

What did your Gonya ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gonya family was Works In Chair Shop. Laborer, Farmer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gonya. The most common Gonya occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Gonya's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Miner

    8%
  • Works In Chair Shop

    8%

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

Gonya Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gonya Life Expectancy

What is the average Gonya lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gonya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Gonya in 1963 was 82, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gonya

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gonya 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.

Famous Gonya Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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