Gougeon Family History

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Gougeon Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for maker or pegs or stakes, from goujon ‘peg’, ‘stake’. nickname from the gudgeon, Old French gougon (Latin gobio, genitive gobionis). The fish is considered easy to catch, and so the nickname may have denoted a greedy or gullible person.

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


Similar surnames: Gudgeon, Pidgeon, Bourdon, Goulet, Gordon, Fougere, Mouton, Houghton

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Gougeon Family Origin

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Gougeon Family Occupations

What did your Gougeon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gougeon occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 17% of Gougeon's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gougeon. A less common occupation for the Gougeon family was Journallier.

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  • Cultivateur

    17%
  • Journalier

    13%
  • Scholar

    4%
  • Journallier

    4%

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Gougeon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gougeon Life Expectancy

What is the average Gougeon lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gougeon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gougeon in 1950 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gougeon 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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