Goede Family History

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Goede Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name Göde, a popular short form of any of the Germanic names formed with god, got ‘god’ or god ‘good’ (e.g. Gottfried). German (Goede): habitational name from a place near Bautzen in Saxony called Göda. Dutch: nickname for a good and kindly man, from goed ‘good’.

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


Similar surnames: Gohde, Moede, Golde, Doede, Goedde, Good, Gloede, Goebel, Godel

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Goede Family Origin

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Goede Family Occupations

What did your Goede ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goede. 28% of Goede men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Goede women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goede were Farm Helper and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farm Helper
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Machine Operator
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Goede Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goede. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goede 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Goede. 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 658 military records available for the last name Goede. For the veterans among your Goede ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goede Life Expectancy

What is the average Goede lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Goede life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Goede in 1950 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

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