Go Name Meaning

Filipino: unexplained. Indonesian: unexplained. Japanese (Go): variously written; the most common form simply means ‘village’. The surname is found in eastern Japan and on Amami in the Ryukyu Islands. Chinese : variant of Wu 1. Chinese : variant of Wu 4.

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

Similar surnames: Ko, Mo, Lo, Ho, Bo, To, Goh, No, So, Gu

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Go Family Origin

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Go Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Go occupation in the USA was Clerk Retail Grocer. 33% of Go's were Clerk Retail Grocers. Clerk Retail Grocer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Go. A less common occupation for the Go family was Miner.

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  • Clerk Retail Grocer

  • Farmer

  • Miner


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Go Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Go. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Go 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Go. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Go. For the veterans among your Go ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Go Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Go life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Go in 1959 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

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