Goodroad Family History

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Goodroad Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of French Gaudreau.

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


Similar surnames: Goudreau, Goodroe, Goodrow, Goodreau, Goodyear, Goodbar, Goodkind

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Goodroad Family Origin

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Goodroad Family Occupations

What did your Goodroad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Basket Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goodroad. A less common occupation for the Goodroad family was Teamster. The most common Goodroad occupation in the USA was Basket Maker. 33% of Goodroad's were Basket Makers.

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  • Basket Maker

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Teamster

    33%

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

Goodroad Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goodroad Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodroad lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Goodroad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Goodroad in 1960 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodroad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodroad 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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