Goonan Family History

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Goonan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gamhnáin, from a diminutive of gamhra ‘calf’. Compare Gaffney.

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


Similar surnames: Coonan, Moonan, Noonan, Doonan, Gorman, Donnan, Coogan, Dornan, Ronan

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Goonan Family Origin

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Goonan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    38%
  • Cattle Raiser

    13%
  • Works In Shoe Factory

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goonan family was Works In Shoe Factory. The most common Goonan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Goonan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cattle Raiser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goonan.

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Goonan Historical Records

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Goonan Life Expectancy

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