Golan Family History

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Golan Name Meaning

Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from the Golan Heights in Israel.

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

Similar surnames: Golin, Polan, Olan, Nolen, Wolan, Nolan, Govan, Gogan, Solan, Rolan

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Golan Family Origin

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Golan Family Occupations

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In 1881, Blacksmith and Joiner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Golan. The most common Golan occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 50% of Golan's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Joiner


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

Golan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Golan Life Expectancy

What is the average Golan lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Golan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Golan in 1961 was 57, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Golan 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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