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Goranson Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swedish Göransson: patronymic from the personal name Göran Swedish form of George .

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


Similar surnames: Monson, Ranson, Johansson, Jonasson, Branson, Sorenson, Ganson

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Where is the Goranson family from?

You can see how Goranson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goranson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Goranson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Goranson families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 94% of all the recorded Goranson's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Goranson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goranson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goranson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Goranson. 67% of Goranson men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Labourer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Goranson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goranson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Goranson. 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 Cards

There are 756 military records available for the last name Goranson. For the veterans among your Goranson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goranson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Goranson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Goranson in 1957 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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