Goodnough Family History

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Goodnough Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Goodenough.

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


Similar surnames: Goodenough, Goodnow, Goodno, Gough, Goodner, Goodenow, Goodson

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Goodnough Family Origin

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Goodnough Family Occupations

What did your Goodnough ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goodnough occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Goodnough's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodnough. A less common occupation for the Goodnough family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

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Goodnough Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goodnough Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodnough lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Goodnough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Goodnough in 1953 was 34, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodnough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodnough 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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