Gonyea Family History

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Gonyea Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Gagne, found predominantly in New England.

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


Similar surnames: Gonya, Gonyer, Gonyeau, Gonyo, Goyer, Gonia, Bouyea, Boyea, Cayea

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Gonyea Family Origin

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Gonyea Family Occupations

What did your Gonyea ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gonyea. The most common Gonyea occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Gonyea's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gonyea family was Cooper.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Farmer

    28%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Cooper

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Gonyea Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gonyea Life Expectancy

What is the average Gonyea lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gonyea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gonyea in 1956 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gonyea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gonyea 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.

Famous Gonyea Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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