Goodhue Family History

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Goodhue Name Meaning

nickname for a trusted servant, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + hewe ‘servant’ (a derivative of Old English hiwan ‘retinue’, ‘household’). from an Old Norse personal name composed of the elements guð ‘battle’ + hugi ‘mind’, ‘spirit’.

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


Similar surnames: Goodman, Goody, Goodson, Good, Gooder, Goodrum, Goodall, Gooden

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Goodhue Family Origin

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Goodhue Family Occupations

What did your Goodhue ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Goodhue family was Trader. Farmer, Farm Labourer and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodhue. The most common Goodhue occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Goodhue's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Farm Labourer

    11%
  • Farmers Son

    11%
  • Trader

    11%

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

Goodhue Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goodhue Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodhue lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Goodhue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Goodhue in 1959 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodhue

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodhue 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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