Goens Family History

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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

What did your Goens ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Joueur was the top reported job for people in the CA named Goens.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Joueur

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

Goens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Goens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goens 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 217 immigration records available for the last name Goens. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Goens. For the veterans among your Goens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goens Life Expectancy

What is the average Goens lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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