Goman Family History

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Goman Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): of uncertain origin. Perhaps a nickname for a wicked person, from Hebrew Haman, pronounced homen by Ashkenazic Jews, the H then being altered to G under Russian influence. Haman is a personage in the biblical book of Esther. German: variant of Gömann (see Gohman).

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

Similar surnames: Gofman, Goeman, Gosman, Gohman, Oman, Homan, Gorman, Roman, Norman

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Goman Family Origin

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Goman Family Occupations

What did your Goman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Goman occupation in the UK was Railway Porter. 14% of Goman's were Railway Porters. Railway Porter, Agr Lab and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goman. A less common occupation for the Goman family was Bootmaker.

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  • Railway Porter

  • Agr Lab

  • Annuitant

  • Bootmaker


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

Goman Historical Records

What Goman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Goman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goman 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 Goman. 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 710 military records available for the last name Goman. For the veterans among your Goman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goman Life Expectancy

What is the average Goman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Goman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goman in 1961 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goman 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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