Last name: GOUGH

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GOUGH : This last name is indexed 124,273 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GOUGH : 1: Welsh: from coch goch ‘red(-haired)’. The mutated form goch is normal after a personal name. In England where the surname occurs from Welsh migration it may have become hereditary in medieval times but this development was probably much later in Wales. Compare Gooch and Couch which may sometimes derive from the same source.2: English: variant of Goff.3: Irish (especially Waterford and Dublin): shortened form of McGough.

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