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Goodacre Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Goodacre in Devon. Possibly an Americanized form of German Gutacker, a topographic name for someone who owned or farmed a ‘good field’, or a habitational name from a place so named near Datteln.

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


Similar surnames: Goddard, Goodbar, Longacre, Hardacre, Goodwine, Goodart, Goodson

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Goodacre Family Origin

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Goodacre Family Occupations

What did your Goodacre ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Goodacre family was Wood Turner. The most common Goodacre occupation in Canada was Butcher. 50% of Goodacre's were Butchers. Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goodacre.

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  • Butcher

    50%
  • Cabinet Maker

    25%
  • Wood Turner

    25%

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

Goodacre Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goodacre Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodacre lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Goodacre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Goodacre in 1960 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodacre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodacre 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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