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Goforth Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Goffarth, a Lower Rhine variant of Godefried (see Gottfried), or an Americanized spelling of the Dutch cognate Goeffoet.

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


Similar surnames: Boortz, Gooch, Furth, Howorth, Horth, Orth, Forth, Porth, Borth

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Goforth Family Origin

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Goforth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Student

    29%
  • Attending School

    18%
  • Cultivateur

    6%

In 1881, the most common Goforth occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Goforth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goforth family was Cultivateur. Farmer, Student and Attending School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goforth.

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Goforth Historical Records

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Goforth Life Expectancy

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