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 1921, Laborer and Salesman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Go. 28% of Go men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Go women worked as a Salesman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Go were Salesman and Institutrice

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Labourer
    25%
  • Merchant
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Salesman
    50%
  • Cook
    25%
  • Institutrice
    25%

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

Go Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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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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