Goedecke Family History

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Goedecke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Godefried, Low German form of Gottfried.

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


Similar surnames: Luedecke, Goecke, Goedeke, Gerecke, Goede, Boedeker, Gieseke, Gericke

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Goedecke Family Origin

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Goedecke Family Occupations

What did your Goedecke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goedecke family was Agent For Coal Co.. The most common Goedecke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Goedecke's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goedecke.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Agent For Coal Co.

    5%

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

Goedecke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goedecke Life Expectancy

What is the average Goedecke lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Goedecke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goedecke in 1961 was 63, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goedecke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goedecke 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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