Goya Family History

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Goya Name Meaning

Japanese: found mostly in the Ryukyu Islands, this name is usually written with characters meaning ‘barbarian room’ or ‘give room’. Basque: variant of Goia, a topographic name from Basque goi ‘upper part’ + the definite article -a. Galician: habitational name from Goya in Lugo province, Galicia.

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

Similar surnames: Noya, Goy, Moya, Goda, Gola, Koga, Ota, Cota, Noia, Toda

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Goya Family Origin

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Goya Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goya. 48% of Goya men worked as a Laborer and 56% of Goya women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goya were Cook and Cane Loader

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Butcher
  • Cook

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Hair Dresser
  • Cane Loader

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Goya Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Goya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goya 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Goya. 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 812 military records available for the last name Goya. For the veterans among your Goya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goya Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Goya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Goya in 1961 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

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