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Go Family History

Go Name Meaning

Japanese (): variously written; the most common form 郷 means ‘village’; another 江 means ‘inlet’. This surname is found in eastern Japan and on the Ryūkyūan island of Amami. If the name is Go with a short vowel it could be the Japanese pronunciation of the Chinese name Wu . Chinese: alternative Teochew form of the surname 吴 see Wu This pronunciation is found in eastern Guangdong province from where some people migrated to Malaysia Thailand Singapore the Philippines and other parts of Southeast Asia. Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 伍 possibly based on its Teochew or Hokkien or Taiwanese pronunciation see Wu Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 高 possibly based on its Cantonese pronunciation see Gao Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 敖 possibly based on its Cantonese pronunciation see Ao . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 郭 see Guo

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ko, Mo, Lo, Ho, Bo, To, Goh, No, So, Gu

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You can see how Go families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Go family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Go families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Go families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Go's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Go families in 1891.
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What did your Go ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Go. 60% of Go women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Shorthand Typist
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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Go. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Go. For the veterans among your Go ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Go lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Go life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Go in 1959 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

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