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Godbold Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the personal name Godebald, composed of the Germanic elements god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’ + bald, bold ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Godbout, Guibord, Diebold, Bold, Rembold, Goebel, Rabold, Herbold

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Godbold Family Origin

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Godbold Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Brakeman Gwr

    17%
  • Gentleman

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

In 1881, Farmer, Brakeman Gwr and Gentleman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godbold. A less common occupation for the Godbold family was Labourer. The most common Godbold occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Godbold's were Farmers.

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Godbold Life Expectancy

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