Gould Name Meaning

English: variant of Gold.

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


Similar surnames: Gold, Goold, Gauld, Goude, Gourd, Golda, Wold, Moule, Goulder

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Gould Family Origin

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Gould Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gould. A less common occupation for the Gould family was Coal Miner. The most common Gould occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Gould's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Gould Historical Records

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Gould Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Gould life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gould in 1943 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gould

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