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Goodrich Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Goderiche, Old English Godric, composed of the elements god ‘good’ + ric ‘power’. Americanized spelling of German Güttrich, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Goldrich, Goodrick, Goodwin, Aldrich, Herdrich, Goldring, Heidrich

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Goodrich Family Origin

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Goodrich Family Occupations

What did your Goodrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Goodrich occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Goodrich's were Farmers. Farmer, Miller and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodrich. A less common occupation for the Goodrich family was Agent.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Miller

    24%
  • Servant

    14%
  • Agent

    10%

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

Goodrich Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goodrich Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodrich lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Goodrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Goodrich in 1942 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodrich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodrich 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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