Goffin Family History

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Goffin Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): either a diminutive of Goff or from a pet form of the personal name Godfrey. French: nickname from a diminutive of Old French goffe ‘heavy’, ‘coarse’.

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

Similar surnames: Coffin, Giffin, Buffin, Goff, Godin, Godkin, Duffin, Griffin, Gobin

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Goffin Family Origin

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Goffin Family Occupations

What did your Goffin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Goffin. 6% of Goffin men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Goffin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goffin were Fish Packer Fish Market and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Fisherman
  • Master Builder
  • Fish Packer Fish Market

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Goffin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Goffin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goffin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Goffin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Goffin. For the veterans among your Goffin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goffin Life Expectancy

What is the average Goffin lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Goffin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goffin in 1959 was 45, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goffin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goffin 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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