Gouin Name Meaning

French: variant of Godin. Breton: nickname for a person with fair hair or a light complexion, from gwen ‘light’, ‘white’, ‘fair’. See also Gwynn.

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


Similar surnames: Goin, Gorin, Bruin, Gowing, Gourd, Cousin, Goguen, Goslin, Godina

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Gouin Family Origin

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Gouin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Boot Bottomer

    25%
  • Burnisher

    25%

In 1880, the most common Gouin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gouin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gouin family was Burnisher. Farmer and Boot Bottomer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gouin.

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Gouin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Gouin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Gouin in 1961 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gouin

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