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Going Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ghabhann or Mac Gabhann ‘son of (the) smith’ (see McGowan) or, in some cases, an Anglicized spelling of the French family name Gouin, which has been established in Tipperary since the end of the 17th century. German (Göing): variant of Göding (see Goding).

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

Similar surnames: Ging, Goings, Gowing, Goins, Doig, Tong, Ginn, Goin, Goring, Goding

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Going Family Origin

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Going Family Occupations

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In 1921, Printer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Going.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Printer

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Going Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Going. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Going 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

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Draft Card

There are 20,000 military records available for the last name Going. For the veterans among your Going ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Going Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Going life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Going in 1958 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

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