Goodwater Family History

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Goodwater Name Meaning

Probably a translation of German Gutwasser, a habitational name from any of numerous places in Bohemia and Moravia named for their supply of good water.

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

Similar surnames: Outwater, Broadwater, Bookwalter, Goodwine, Goldwater, Water, Goodall

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Goodwater Family Origin

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Goodwater Family Occupations

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

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goodwater family was Carpenter. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodwater. The most common Goodwater occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Goodwater's were Farm Laborers.

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Goodwater Historical Records

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Goodwater Life Expectancy

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