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Godette Name Meaning

Respelling of southern French Gaudet, from a nickname from the root gaud- ‘happy’, ‘lively’ (Latin gaudere ‘to rejoice’).

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


Similar surnames: Bodette, Goyette, Modeste, Odette, Guyette, Audette, Botte, Monette

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Godette Family Origin

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Godette Family Occupations

What did your Godette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Dressmaker and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godette. The most common Godette occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 22% of Godette's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Godette family was Agens.

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  • Cultivateur

    22%
  • Dressmaker

    11%
  • Printer

    11%
  • Agens

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Godette ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Godette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Godette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godette 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 Godette. 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 Godette. For the veterans among your Godette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Godette Life Expectancy

What is the average Godette lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Godette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Godette in 1953 was 41, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Godette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godette 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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