Goyce Family History

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Goyce Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Boyce, Joyce, Royce, Gonce, Goyne, Noyce, Voyce, Ponce, Coyne, Force

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Goyce Family Origin

Where is the Goyce family from?

Goyce Family Occupations

What did your Goyce ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goyce occupation in the USA was F. Laborer. 20% of Goyce's were F. Laborers. F. Laborer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goyce. A less common occupation for the Goyce family was Painter.

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  • F. Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Painter


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

Goyce Historical Records

What Goyce family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 282 census records available for the last name Goyce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goyce 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 58 immigration records available for the last name Goyce. 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 12 military records available for the last name Goyce. For the veterans among your Goyce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goyce Life Expectancy

What is the average Goyce lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goyce 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goyce

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