Goman Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): of uncertain origin. Perhaps a nickname for a wicked person, from Hebrew Haman, pronounced homen by Ashkenazic Jews, the H then being altered to G under Russian influence. Haman is a personage in the biblical book of Esther. German: variant of Gömann (see Gohman).

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

Similar surnames: Gofman, Goeman, Gosman, Gohman, Oman, Homan, Gorman, Roman, Norman

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Goman Family Origin

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Goman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeps House

  • Engineer


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goman family was Engineer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goman. The most common Goman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Goman's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Goman | Data not to scale

Goman Historical Records

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Goman Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Goman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goman in 1961 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goman

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