Gonzalez Family History

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Gonzalez Name Meaning

Spanish (González): patronymic from the personal name Gonzalo, a personal name of Visigothic origin, based on the Germanic element gunþ ‘battle’. Compare Portuguese Gonçalves (see Goncalves).

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

Similar surnames: Gonzalo, Gonsalez, Goncalves, Gonzales, Gonsales, Gomez, Gonsalves

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Gonzalez Family Origin

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Gonzalez Family Occupations

What did your Gonzalez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gonzalez. 20% of Gonzalez men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Gonzalez women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gonzalez were Jornalero and Cigar Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labrador
  • Labrador
  • Jornalero

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Seamstress
  • Cigar Maker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gonzalez Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 623,000 census records available for the last name Gonzalez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gonzalez 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 409,000 immigration records available for the last name Gonzalez. 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 45,000 military records available for the last name Gonzalez. For the veterans among your Gonzalez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gonzalez Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Gonzalez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gonzalez in 1940 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

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