Gouin Family History

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Gouin Name Meaning

French: variant of Godin. Breton: nickname for a person with fair hair or a light complexion, from gwen ‘light’, ‘white’, ‘fair’. See also Gwynn.

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


Similar surnames: Goin, Gorin, Bruin, Gowing, Gourd, Cousin, Goguen, Goslin, Godina

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Gouin Family Origin

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Gouin Family Occupations

What did your Gouin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gouin occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 24% of Gouin's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Gouin family was Journalier. Cultivateur, Farmer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gouin.

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  • Cultivateur

    24%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • School

    7%
  • Journalier

    5%

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

Gouin Historical Records

What Gouin family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Gouin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gouin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gouin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Gouin in 1961 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gouin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gouin 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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