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Goewey Name Meaning

Dutch: Americanized spelling of Goewie, for which Debrabandere offers various explanations, including the following: variant of Degouy, a habitational name for someone from any of several minor places in northern France named Gouy. from the personal name Gauvain, French form of a Celtic name found in English as Gawain. from a Germanic personal name, a compound of god, got ‘god’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Gower, Goede, Newey, Dewey, Torney, Gosney, Loewer, Cowey, Goebel

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Goewey Family Origin

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Goewey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Boatman

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Goewey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Goewey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goewey family was Boatman. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goewey.

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Goewey Life Expectancy

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