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Going Family History

Going Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ghabhann or Mac Gabhann ‘son of (the) smith’ (see McGowan) or, in some cases, an Anglicized spelling of the French family name Gouin, which has been established in Tipperary since the end of the 17th century.German (Göing): variant of Göding (see Goding).

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

100,992 Historical Documents with Going on Ancestry
15,419 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
20,504 Military Records
1,735 Immigration Records
13,643 Census and Voter Lists
49,691 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Going Families

  • Number of Going families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Going families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Going census records

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Going Family Origin

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Going Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Going Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Going census records

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Military Service by Going

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