Goar Family History

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Goar Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained. Black associates this name with Orkney, citing the example of Andrew Gor, tacksman of Pretty, 1490. The few bearers of this surname found in the U.K. today are found mainly in Scotland.

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

Similar surnames: Loar, Gohr, Hoar, Gour, Boak, Gaar, Gorr, Gran, Morar, Goy

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Goar Family Origin

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Goar Family Occupations

What did your Goar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Goar. 34% of Goar men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Teamster

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

Goar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Goar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goar 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 528 immigration records available for the last name Goar. 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 Goar. For the veterans among your Goar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goar Life Expectancy

What is the average Goar lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Goar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Goar in 1955 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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