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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

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Servant

    5%

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

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Goodall Historical Records

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Goodall Life Expectancy

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