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 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Godeaux. 31% of Godeaux men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Godeaux women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Godeaux were Farm Laborer and Machine Oper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Machine Oper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Godeaux Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 640 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 77 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 151 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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