Goward Family History

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Goward Name Meaning

derivative of Goff. variant of Coward.

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


Similar surnames: Soward, Cowart, Godard, Goard, Coward, Boward, Howard, Coard, Gord

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Goward Family Origin

Where is the Goward family from?

Goward Family Occupations

What did your Goward ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Goward occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Goward's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goward. A less common occupation for the Goward family was Agriclt Labourer.

View Census data for Goward | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Agriclt Labourer

    2%

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

Goward Historical Records

What Goward family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goward. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goward census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Goward

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Goward. 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 Goward. For the veterans among your Goward ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goward Life Expectancy

What is the average Goward lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Goward life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Goward in 1943 was 47, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goward

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goward 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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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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