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Goeman Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of the medieval personal name Go(e)dman, composed of the Germanic elements god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’ + man ‘man’. Dutch: occupational name for an arbitrator in a civil dispute, i.e. a trusted or respected person, from goedeman, literally ‘good man’. In some cases perhaps an altered spelling of German Gö(h)mann (see Gohman).

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


Similar surnames: Osman, Gorman, Gohman, Oman, Goleman, Goman, Rozman, German, Gosman

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Goeman Family Origin

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Goeman Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goeman family was Paint Shop. The most common Goeman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Goeman's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goeman.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Paint Shop

    33%

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Goeman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Goeman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Goeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Goeman in 1947 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goeman 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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