Goffney Family History

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Goffney Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Gaffney.

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


Similar surnames: Gaffaney, Gaffney, Nooney, Roney, Goley, Gorney, Gaffey, Godfrey

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Goffney Family Origin

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Goffney Family Occupations

What did your Goffney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Goffney family was Iron Stone Miner. The most common Goffney occupation in the UK was Labourer. 40% of Goffney's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Heaver and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goffney.

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  • Labourer

    40%
  • Coal Heaver

    20%
  • Cotton Weaver

    20%
  • Iron Stone Miner

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Goffney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Goffney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goffney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goffney 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Goffney. 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 Goffney. For the veterans among your Goffney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goffney Life Expectancy

What is the average Goffney lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Goffney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Goffney in 1958 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goffney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goffney 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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