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Golda Surname Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a female personal name meaning ‘gold’ (see Golde ). Polish (Gołda): nickname from the dialect word gołdać ‘to swill’. German: variant of Gold 2 as a nickname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Golde, Gold, Golla, Gola, Golba, Goldman, Bolda, Goda, Golia, Holda

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Where is the Golda family from?

You can see how Golda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Golda family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Golda families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Golda families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Golda's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Golda families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Golda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Golda ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, General Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Golda. 100% of Golda men worked as a General Labourer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • General Labourer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Golda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Golda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Golda. 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 Cards

There are 364 military records available for the last name Golda. For the veterans among your Golda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Golda lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Golda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Golda in 1952 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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