Goncalves Family History

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Goncalves Name Meaning

Portuguese (Gonçálves): patronymic from a personal name of Visigothic origin, Gonçalo, formed with gunþ ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Gonzalez, Gonsalves, Gonzalo, Gonce, Galvez, Neaves, Gonsales, Naves

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Goncalves Family Origin

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Goncalves Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Goncalves occupation in the USA was Shoe Maker. 100% of Goncalves's were Shoe Makers.

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  • Shoe Maker

    100%

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Goncalves Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goncalves Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Goncalves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Goncalves in 1950 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goncalves 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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