Gough Family History

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Gough Name Meaning

Welsh: nickname for a red-haired person, from Welsh coch ‘red’. Irish: reduced form of McGough.

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


Similar surnames: Gaugh, Bough, Lough, Tough, Couch, Vaugh, Gosch, Clough, Rough, Hough

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Gough Family Origin

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Gough Family Occupations

What did your Gough ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gough. The most common Gough occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Gough's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gough family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Servant

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Gough Historical Records

What Gough family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 216,000 census records available for the last name Gough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gough 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 22,000 immigration records available for the last name Gough. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Gough. For the veterans among your Gough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gough Life Expectancy

What is the average Gough lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gough in 1943 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gough 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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