Godin Family History

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Godin Name Meaning

French, English, and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Godin-, a pet form of any of various compound names beginning with god, got ‘god’. Compare Godbold, Goddard, and Godfrey.

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


Similar surnames: Bodin, Godkin, Gobin, Godino, Rodin, Modin, Goen, Rolin, Godina

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Godin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Godin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Godin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France

    40%

  • England & Wales

    25%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

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Godin Family Origin

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Godin Family Occupations

What did your Godin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Godin family was School. The most common Godin occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 21% of Godin's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godin.

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  • Cultivateur

    21%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Journalier

    7%
  • School

    6%

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

Godin Historical Records

What Godin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Godin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godin 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Godin. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Godin. For the veterans among your Godin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Godin Life Expectancy

What is the average Godin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Godin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Godin in 1943 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Godin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godin 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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