Goodroe Family History

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Goodroe Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Gaudreau.

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

Similar surnames: Goodrow, Goodreau, Goree, Gootee, Goodine, Goodroad, Goodemote

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Goodroe Family Origin

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Goodroe Family Occupations

What did your Goodroe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goodroe. 38% of Goodroe men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Goodroe women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goodroe were Private and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Private

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Spinner
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Goodroe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goodroe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodroe 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Goodroe. 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 478 military records available for the last name Goodroe. For the veterans among your Goodroe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goodroe Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodroe lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Goodroe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Goodroe in 1948 was 61, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodroe 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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