Goodin Family History

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Goodin Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Gooding or an Americanized spelling of French Godin.

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


Similar surnames: Goodine, Goddin, Gosdin, Goodie, Goodkin, Godin, Woodin, Gordan

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Goodin Family Origin

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Goodin Family Occupations

What did your Goodin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Goodin. 34% of Goodin men worked as a Labourer and 23% of Goodin women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goodin were Carpenter and Factory

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    34%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Canner
    12%
  • Domestic
    12%
  • Factory
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Goodin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Goodin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Goodin. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Goodin. For the veterans among your Goodin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goodin Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Goodin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Goodin in 1945 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodin 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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