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Goeman Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of the medieval personal name Go(e)dman, composed of the Germanic elements god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’ + man ‘man’. Dutch: occupational name for an arbitrator in a civil dispute, i.e. a trusted or respected person, from goedeman, literally ‘good man’. In some cases perhaps an altered spelling of German Gö(h)mann (see Gohman).

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


Similar surnames: Osman, Gorman, Gohman, Oman, Goleman, Goman, Rozman, German, Gosman

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Goeman Family Origin

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Goeman Family Occupations

What did your Goeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Company Director and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Goeman. 20% of Goeman men worked as a Company Director and 50% of Goeman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goeman were Sorter G P O and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Company Director
    20%
  • Executive Contact Mechanical Adv
    20%
  • Lemor Audit chartered Accountants Clerk
    20%
  • Sorter G P O
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Hospital Nurse
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Goeman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goeman 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 538 immigration records available for the last name Goeman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 408 military records available for the last name Goeman. For the veterans among your Goeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Goeman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Goeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Goeman in 1947 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

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