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Goffman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Hoffman under Russian influence (see Gofman ).

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

Similar surnames: Gofman, Gelfman, Goman, Hoffman, Roffman, Koffman, Gosman, Gottman

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Where is the Goffman family from?

You can see how Goffman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goffman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Goffman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Goffman families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Goffman's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Goffman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goffman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Master Master Mechanic was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Goffman. 100% of Goffman men worked as a Master Master Mechanic. .

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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

  • Master Master Mechanic
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Goffman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goffman 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 460 immigration records available for the last name Goffman. 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 120 military records available for the last name Goffman. For the veterans among your Goffman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goffman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Goffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Goffman in 1948 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

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