Gokey Family History

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Gokey Name Meaning

Much altered Americanized form of French Gauthier.

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


Similar surnames: Gorey, Gorley, Gosney, Godsey, Robey, Yokley, Poley, Dovey, Lukey

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Gokey Family Origin

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Gokey Family Occupations

What did your Gokey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gokey family was Servant. Farmer, Labourer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gokey. The most common Gokey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Gokey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Labourer

    27%
  • Cooper

    13%
  • Servant

    13%

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

Gokey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gokey Life Expectancy

What is the average Gokey lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gokey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Gokey in 1959 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gokey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gokey 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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