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  1. Gough

    Gough is a surname. The surname probably derives from the Welsh coch (English: ‘red’), given as a nickname to someone with red hair or a red complexion or as a reduced form of the Irish McGough which itself is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Eochadha, a patronymic from the personal name Eochaidh (variant Eachaidh), ‘horseman’, both derivatives of ‘horse’. Alfred Gough, co-creator of Smallville Antony Gough, New Zealand businessman and property developer Charles Gough (disambiguation), a number of people with this name Charles John Stanley Gough, British soldier and recipient of the Victoria Cross Darren Gough, English cricketer and ballroom dancer Douglas Gough FRS, a British astronomer, and Leverhulme Emeritus Fellow at the University of Cambridge. Frederick Gough (Charles Frederick Howard Gough) (MC), British Territorial Army officer, company director and politician Frederick Foster Gough, British Protestant Christian missionary Sir Henry Gough, Knt (1649–1724) Sheriff of Staffordshire, MP Hubert Gough, British World War I general Hugh Henry Gough, Victorian-age Anglo-Irish soldier and recipient of the Victoria Cross Ian Gough, Welsh rugby player John Gough (VC), (1871–1915), British general and recipient of the Victoria Cross John Gough (natural philosopher) (1757–1825), blind English natural and experimental philosopher John Bartholomew Gough, (1817–1886), American temperance orator John George Gough (1848–1907), co-founder of the New South Wales Labour Party Doris Gough (1888-1960), Australian artist Laurie Gough, Canadian-American travel writer Martyn Gough (chaplain) (born 1966), British Anglican priest and military chaplain Michael Gough (1916–2011), English actor Michael Gough (voice actor), American voice actor Ray Gough (born 1938), Northern Irish footballer Richard Gough (antiquarian), English antiquarian, donated the Gough Map to the Bodleian Library Robert Gough (actor), English actor Stephen Gough, naked rambler Viscount Gough, a peerage of the United Kingdom

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  1. Gough

    The planned collapse of a worked out area of a coal mine.

    Submitted by plaw on November 15, 2021  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GOUGH

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gough is ranked #4132 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gough surname appeared 8,584 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Gough.

    85.3% or 7,328 total occurrences were White.
    9% or 775 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 223 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 140 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1% or 88 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 30 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gough in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gough in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Gough in a Sentence

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    Kevin Gough is a very, very good attorney, and Kevin Gough purposefully and intentionally and strategically, I believe, did what Kevin Gough did in an effort to attempt to insert potentially some error into the case in case Kevin Gough lost the case and it went up on appeal.

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