Gomes Name Meaning

Portuguese: from the medieval personal name Gomes, probably Visigothic in origin, from guma ‘man’. This name is also common on the west coast of India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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


Similar surnames: Gomez, Tomes, Goes, Domes, Gole, Romes, Gores, Lopes, Remes, Domen

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Gomes Family Origin

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Gomes Family Occupations

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  • Seaman

    50%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Fisherman

    25%

In 1881, Seaman and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gomes. A less common occupation for the Gomes family was Fisherman. The most common Gomes occupation in Canada was Seaman. 50% of Gomes's were Seamans.

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Between 1941 and 2004, Gomes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gomes in 1941 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gomes

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