Gogola Family History

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Gogola Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from either gogolka ‘unripe fruit’ or gogol ‘wild duck’, ‘mallard’. See Gogol. Greek (Gogolas): unflattering nickname for a stupid person, from Albanian kungull ‘squash’, ‘pumpkin’.

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

Similar surnames: Gogol, Goga, Pogoda, Gogolin, Noga, Tobola, Rogala, Golla, Gola

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Gogola Family Origin

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Gogola Family Occupations

What did your Gogola ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gogola. 12% of Gogola men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Gogola women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gogola were Farmer and Clerical

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Machinist
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Assistant Housekeeper
  • Cashier
  • Clerical

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

Gogola Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 965 census records available for the last name Gogola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gogola 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 361 immigration records available for the last name Gogola. 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 261 military records available for the last name Gogola. For the veterans among your Gogola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gogola Life Expectancy

What is the average Gogola lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gogola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gogola in 1960 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gogola

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