Gomez Family History

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Gomez Name Meaning

Spanish (Gómez): from a medieval personal name, probably of Visigothic origin, from guma ‘man’. Compare Gomes.

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


Similar surnames: Gomes, Gamez, Gole, Lopez, Tome, Gonet, Tomes, Homer, Goel, Gamet

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Gomez Family Origin

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Gomez Family Occupations

What did your Gomez ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gomez occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Gomez's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gomez. A less common occupation for the Gomez family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Gomez Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gomez Life Expectancy

What is the average Gomez lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Gomez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gomez in 1941 was 37, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gomez

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gomez 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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