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Goodlett Name Meaning

Scottish (common in Orkney and Shetland): nickname for a trusted servant, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + ladde ‘lad’, ‘servant’ (see Ladd and compare Goodhue 1, Goodenough 2).

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


Similar surnames: Gooden, Goodhart, Goodyear, Goodlet, Goodling, Gooder, Goodness

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Goodlett Family Origin

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Goodlett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Cook

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodlett. The most common Goodlett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Goodlett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goodlett family was Cook.

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Goodlett Historical Records

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Goodlett Life Expectancy

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