Gough Name Meaning

Welsh: nickname for a red-haired person, from Welsh coch ‘red’. Irish: reduced form of McGough.

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


Similar surnames: Gaugh, Bough, Lough, Tough, Couch, Vaugh, Gosch, Clough, Rough, Hough

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Gough Family Origin

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Gough Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gough family was Labourer. The most common Gough occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Gough's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gough.

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Gough Historical Records

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Gough Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Gough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gough in 1943 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gough

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