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Goonan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gamhnáin, from a diminutive of gamhra ‘calf’. Compare Gaffney.

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


Similar surnames: Coonan, Moonan, Noonan, Doonan, Gorman, Donnan, Coogan, Dornan, Ronan

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Goonan Family Origin

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Goonan Family Occupations

What did your Goonan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Housekeeper Groom and Mason'S Labr were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goonan. A less common occupation for the Goonan family was Plasterer Labourer. The most common Goonan occupation in the UK was Housekeeper Groom. 33% of Goonan's were Housekeeper Grooms.

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  • Housekeeper Groom

    33%
  • Mason'S Labr

    33%
  • Plasterer Labourer

    33%

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

Goonan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goonan Life Expectancy

What is the average Goonan lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Goonan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Goonan in 1953 was 42, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goonan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goonan 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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