Gobin Family History

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Gobin Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Gobert. Guyanese and Trinidadian name found among people of Indian origin: from the Hindu personal name Govind, from Sanskrit govinda ‘lord of herdsmen’, an epithet of the god Krishna.

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

Similar surnames: Godin, Robin, Tobin, Sobin, Golin, Dobin, Jobin, Lubin, Morin, Gavin

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Gobin Family Origin

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Gobin Family Occupations

What did your Gobin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gobin occupation in Canada was Student. 40% of Gobin's were Students. Student, Black Smith and Domestique were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gobin. A less common occupation for the Gobin family was Farmer.

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  • Student

  • Black Smith

  • Domestique

  • Farmer


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

Gobin Historical Records

What Gobin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gobin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gobin 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 893 immigration records available for the last name Gobin. 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 893 military records available for the last name Gobin. For the veterans among your Gobin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gobin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gobin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gobin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gobin in 1943 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gobin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gobin 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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