Goguen Family History

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Goguen Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Goguin, a nickname for a prankster or joker, from Old French gogue ‘joke’.

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


Similar surnames: Gouin, Golden, Gowen, Goosen, Cogen, Bogen, Hogue, Foren, Nolen

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Goguen Family Origin

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Goguen Family Occupations

What did your Goguen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Goguen family was Fermier. The most common Goguen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Goguen's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goguen.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer Son

    22%
  • Cultivateur

    11%
  • Fermier

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Goguen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Goguen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goguen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goguen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Goguen. 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 Goguen. For the veterans among your Goguen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goguen Life Expectancy

What is the average Goguen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Goguen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Goguen in 1958 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goguen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goguen 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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