Goeken Family History

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Goeken Name Meaning

North German: variant of Gödeke (see Goedecke).

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


Similar surnames: Goeke, Goedken, Goeden, Boyken, Boeker, Godden, Goosen, Goecke, Onken

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Goeken Family Origin

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Goeken Family Occupations

What did your Goeken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goeken family was Lawyer. The most common Goeken occupation in the USA was Clerk. 25% of Goeken's were Clerks. Clerk, Farmer and Insurance Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goeken.

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  • Clerk

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Insurance Agent

    25%
  • Lawyer

    25%

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

Goeken Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goeken Life Expectancy

What is the average Goeken lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Goeken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Goeken in 1963 was 82, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goeken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goeken 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.

Famous Goeken Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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