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Golding Name Meaning

English: from the late Old English personal name Golding, in form a patronymic from Golda (see Gold 4). German: patronymic from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gold, guld ‘gold’, ‘bright’. Jewish (from Latvia and Lithuania): habitational name from Golding, the German and Yiddish name of the city of Kuldiga in Latvia.

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


Similar surnames: Goldring, Bolding, Goulding, Godding, Wilding, Bolling, Colding

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Golding Family Origin

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Golding Family Occupations

What did your Golding ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Golding. 36% of Golding men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Golding women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Golding were Laborer and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator
    31%
  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • Servant
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%

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

Golding Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 156,000 census records available for the last name Golding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Golding 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Golding. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Golding. For the veterans among your Golding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Golding Life Expectancy

What is the average Golding lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Golding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Golding in 1954 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

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