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Goeres Name Meaning

North German (Göres): from a reduced form of the Latin personal name Gregorius (see Gregory, and compare Gorr).

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

Similar surnames: Gores, Goers, Gares, Gere, Gerdes, Goede, Goergen, Boers, Torres

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Where is the Goeres family from?

You can see how Goeres families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goeres family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Goeres families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Goeres families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 83% of all the recorded Goeres's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Goeres families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goeres surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goeres ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Goeres. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Goeres. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goeres census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 181 immigration records available for the last name Goeres. 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 Cards

There are 170 military records available for the last name Goeres. For the veterans among your Goeres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goeres lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Goeres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Goeres in 1958 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

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