Goben Family History

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Goben Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Gobbin on Rügen Island (Pomerania) or from any of several places named Goben in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Coben, Oen, Leben, Osen, Goen, Bobek, Gobel, Mogen, Cobern, Eben

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Goben Family Origin

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Goben Family Occupations

What did your Goben ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goben family was Farm Laborer. The most common Goben occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Goben's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goben.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Goben ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Goben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goben 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Goben. 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 Goben. For the veterans among your Goben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goben Life Expectancy

What is the average Goben lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Goben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Goben in 1951 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goben 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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