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Godsil Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Gadshill in Kent, either of two places called Godshill in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, or Godsell Farm in Wiltshire, which were all originally named Godeshyll ‘God’s hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Godby, Gockel, Boesel, Goldsby, Goupil, Godley, Bodin, Kosin, Bodi

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Godsil Family Origin

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Godsil Family Occupations

What did your Godsil ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Barkeeper and Fruit & Veg. Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godsil. A less common occupation for the Godsil family was Laborer. The most common Godsil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Godsil's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Barkeeper

    17%
  • Fruit & Veg. Store

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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Godsil Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Godsil Life Expectancy

What is the average Godsil lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Godsil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Godsil in 1963 was 84, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Godsil

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godsil 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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