Goya Name Meaning

Japanese: found mostly in the Ryukyu Islands, this name is usually written with characters meaning ‘barbarian room’ or ‘give room’. Basque: variant of Goia, a topographic name from Basque goi ‘upper part’ + the definite article -a. Galician: habitational name from Goya in Lugo province, Galicia.

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


Similar surnames: Noya, Goy, Moya, Goda, Gola, Koga, Ota, Cota, Noia, Toda

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Goya Family Origin

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Goya Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    100%

In 1880, the most common Goya occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Goya's were Keeping Houses.

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Between 1961 and 2004, Goya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Goya in 1961 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goya

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