Godeaux Family History

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Godeaux Name Meaning

from a pet form of a Germanic compound personal name formed with god, got ‘god’ or god ‘good’ (see for example Goddard). from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements god + wald ‘rule’, ‘power’. from a diminutive of gode a French dialect term meaning ‘simple’, ‘silly’.

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


Similar surnames: Goudeau, Godel, Goddard, Breaux, Godek, Goda, Robideaux, Bordeaux

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Godeaux Family Origin

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Godeaux Family Occupations

What did your Godeaux ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Godeaux family was Smith. The most common Godeaux occupation in the UK was Farmer. 33% of Godeaux's were Farmers. Farmer and Foreman Printer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Godeaux.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Foreman Printer

    33%
  • Smith

    33%

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Godeaux Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Godeaux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godeaux census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Godeaux. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Godeaux Life Expectancy

What is the average Godeaux lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, Godeaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Godeaux in 1969 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godeaux ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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