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Origins of the Gough surname

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About the Goughs

We have a total number of 104289 records for people with the last name Gough.

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Where do most Goughs live?

In 1921, most Goughs lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Goughs

How common is your surname?

490th most common surname in the UK

We have 91,700 records for the Gough surname. The oldest one dates back to 1532.

Who were Goughs most likely to marry?

Joneses

&

Smiths

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What are the most common Gough first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Goughs

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Goughs in 1921
Dressmaker

404

Domestic Servant

260

Laundress

247

General Servant Domestic

230

House Servant

178

Common Male occupations for Goughs in 1921
Coal Miner

431

Agricultural Labourer

360

General Labourer

357

Farmer

247

Coal Miner Hewer

237

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