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Goodall Name Meaning

habitational name from Gowdall in East Yorkshire, named from Old English golde ‘marigold’ + Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’. from Middle English gode ‘good’ + ale ‘ale’, ‘malt liquor’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a brewer or an innkeeper.

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


Similar surnames: Woodall, Foxall, Gornall, Dowdall, Good, Gorrell, Goodsell, Goodwill

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Goodall Family Origin

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Goodall Family Occupations

What did your Goodall ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Goodall family was Servant. The most common Goodall occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Goodall's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodall.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Servant

    5%

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Goodall Historical Records

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Goodall Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodall lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, Goodall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goodall in 1948 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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