Goward Family History

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Goward Name Meaning

derivative of Goff. variant of Coward.

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


Similar surnames: Soward, Cowart, Godard, Goard, Coward, Boward, Howard, Coard, Gord

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Goward Family Origin

Where is the Goward family from?

Goward Family Occupations

What did your Goward ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter, Gospel Teacher and Millwright were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goward. A less common occupation for the Goward family was Pattern Maker. The most common Goward occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 40% of Goward's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    40%
  • Gospel Teacher

    20%
  • Millwright

    20%
  • Pattern Maker

    20%

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

Goward Historical Records

What Goward family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Goward Life Expectancy

What is the average Goward lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Goward life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Goward in 1943 was 47, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goward

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goward 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.

Famous Goward Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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