Gooden Family History

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Gooden Name Meaning

English: possibly a nickname from Middle English gode ‘good’ + hine ‘servant’. Compare Goodhue.

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


Similar surnames: Golden, Gooder, Goodson, Good, Boden, Goode, Soden, Gordon, Foden

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Gooden Family Origin

Where is the Gooden family from?

Gooden Family Occupations

What did your Gooden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gooden family was Carpenter. Farmer, At School and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gooden. The most common Gooden occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Gooden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • At School

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Gooden Historical Records

What Gooden family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Gooden Life Expectancy

What is the average Gooden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gooden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gooden in 1952 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gooden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gooden 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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