Goodwine Family History

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Goodwine Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gut(t)wein, literally ‘good wine’, but probably derived from the personal name Guotwin from Old High German guot ‘good’ + win(e) ‘friend’.

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

Similar surnames: Goodwin, Goodling, Woolwine, Goodkind, Golding, Godding, Goodwater

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Goodwine Family Origin

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Goodwine Family Occupations

What did your Goodwine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Hand were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goodwine. 38% of Goodwine men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Goodwine women worked as a Farm Hand. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goodwine were Labor and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Hand
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Maid

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

Goodwine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Goodwine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodwine 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 212 immigration records available for the last name Goodwine. 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 787 military records available for the last name Goodwine. For the veterans among your Goodwine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goodwine Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodwine lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Goodwine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Goodwine in 1950 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

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