Gonzaga Family History

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Gonzaga Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place so named in Mantua, Italy; this was the home of the ruling family of Mantua for almost four centuries, whose most famous son was St. Louis Gonzaga.

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

Similar surnames: Fontana, Gongora, Gandara, Moncada, Novara, Monge, Gorga, Montagna

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Gonzaga Family Origin

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Gonzaga Family Occupations

What did your Gonzaga ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gonzaga occupation in the USA was Charge Of Inst.. 25% of Gonzaga's were Charge Of Inst.s. Charge Of Inst., Mother and Superior were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gonzaga. A less common occupation for the Gonzaga family was Superior Of Convent.

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  • Charge Of Inst.

  • Mother

  • Superior

  • Superior Of Convent


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

Gonzaga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gonzaga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gonzaga 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gonzaga. 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 175 military records available for the last name Gonzaga. For the veterans among your Gonzaga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gonzaga Life Expectancy

What is the average Gonzaga lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gonzaga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gonzaga in 1945 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gonzaga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gonzaga 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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