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Goodpasture Name Meaning

Probably a mistranslation of Swiss German Vollenweider, a topographic name actually meaning ‘foal pasture’, but wrongly interpreted as ‘full pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Goodpaster, Goodacre, Goodwater, Goodhart, Goldwasser, Pastor

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Goodpasture Family Origin

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Goodpasture Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodpasture. A less common occupation for the Goodpasture family was Carpenter. The most common Goodpasture occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Goodpasture's were Farmers.

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Goodpasture Life Expectancy

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