Gonsalves Family History

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Gonsalves Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Portuguese Gonçalves (see Goncalves). This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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


Similar surnames: Goncalves, Gonsales, Gonzalez, Gonsalez, Galles, Sales, Goates, Naves

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Gonsalves Family Origin

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Gonsalves Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Cordage Factory

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gonsalves family was Farmer. Miner, Blacksmith and Cordage Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gonsalves. The most common Gonsalves occupation in the USA was Miner. 22% of Gonsalves's were Miners.

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Gonsalves Historical Records

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Gonsalves Life Expectancy

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