Goen Family History

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Goen Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (also Göen): from a pet form of a Germanic personal name beginning with the element gond ‘battle’.

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

Similar surnames: Geen, Hoen, Goeb, Goes, Goens, Roen, Moen, Gohn, Oen, Koen

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Goen Family Origin

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Goen Family Occupations

What did your Goen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goen. 15% of Goen men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Goen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goen were Carpenter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Battery Filler
  • Clerk

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

Goen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Goen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goen 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 303 immigration records available for the last name Goen. 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 Goen. For the veterans among your Goen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goen Life Expectancy

What is the average Goen lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Goen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Goen in 1961 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goen 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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