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Goodfellow Name Meaning

English: nickname for a congenial companion, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + felawe ‘fellow’.

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


Similar surnames: Goodsell, Longfellow, Goodwill, Goodall, Goodson, Woodfill, Wooddell

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Goodfellow Family Origin

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Goodfellow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farmers Son

    5%
  • Student

    4%
  • Going To School

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Farmers Son and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodfellow. The most common Goodfellow occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Goodfellow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goodfellow family was Going To School.

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