Goan Name Meaning

Northern Irish form of Gowan.

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


Similar surnames: Gogan, Moan, Gean, Goon, Gowan, Ghan, Coan, Roan, Goen, Doan

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Goan Family Origin

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Goan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer Son

    33%
  • Labour

    33%

In 1881, the most common Goan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Goan's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goan. A less common occupation for the Goan family was Labour.

Source: Census data for Goan | Data not to scale

Goan Historical Records

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Goan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Goan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Goan in 1953 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goan

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