Godsey Family History

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Godsey Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Goetze.

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


Similar surnames: Gosney, Yousey, Godfrey, Geesey, Gouse, Gordley, Godden, Goewey

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Godsey Family Origin

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Godsey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Godsey family was Farm Laborer. The most common Godsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Godsey's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godsey.

Source: Census data for Godsey | Data not to scale

Godsey Historical Records

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Godsey Life Expectancy

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Famous Godsey Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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