Goodbar Family History

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Goodbar Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of the English family name Godber, from the medieval personal name Godebert (see Gobert), or of Goodbeer, Godbear, when not a variant of Godber, an occupational nickname for a brewer or a nickname for a toper. Alternatively, it may be an Americanized form of the German cognate Gutbier (‘good beer’).

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

Similar surnames: Goodman, Goodyear, Goodson, Goodhart, Good, Goody, Goodart, Golder

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Goodbar Family Origin

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Goodbar Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm


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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodbar. A less common occupation for the Goodbar family was Works On Farm. The most common Goodbar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Goodbar's were Farmers.

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Goodbar Life Expectancy

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