Goens Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Goen. German (Göens): Frisian patronymic from the personal name Göde (see Goede, cognate with 1).

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


Similar surnames: Goers, Goen, Goes, Ovens, Boers, Gotts, Gens, Soens, Geen, Sens

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Goens Family Origin

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Goens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goens. A less common occupation for the Goens family was Keeping House. The most common Goens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Goens's were Farmers.

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Goens Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Goens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Goens in 1962 was 56, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goens

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