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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Charwoman

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goffin. The most common Goffin occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Goffin's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Goffin family was Charwoman.

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Goffin Historical Records

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Goffin Life Expectancy

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