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Godkin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Old English personal name Goda, which was in part a byname and in part a short form of various compound names with the first element god.

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


Similar surnames: Godin, Bodin, Goodkind, Botkin, Bodkin, Boykin, Hopkin, Goffin

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Godkin Family Origin

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Godkin Family Occupations

What did your Godkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Godkin family was Brakeman G.R.. The most common Godkin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 58% of Godkin's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Tanner & Currier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godkin.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Student

    8%
  • Tanner & Currier

    8%
  • Brakeman G.R.

    4%

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

Godkin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Godkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Godkin lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Godkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Godkin in 1964 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Godkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godkin 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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