Goodrow Family History

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Goodrow Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Gaudreau.

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


Similar surnames: Goodroe, Goodreau, Goodin, Goodroad, Goodley, Godown, Goodrich

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Goodrow Family Origin

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Goodrow Family Occupations

What did your Goodrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Mine Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goodrow. A less common occupation for the Goodrow family was Student. The most common Goodrow occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Goodrow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Mine Laborer

    33%
  • Student

    33%

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

Goodrow Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goodrow Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodrow lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Goodrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Goodrow in 1946 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodrow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodrow 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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