Goodwyn Family History

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Goodwyn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Goodwin.

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


Similar surnames: Godwin, Goodin, Gordan, Goodwin, Goodley, Goodkin, Goldwyn, Goldy

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Goodwyn Family Origin

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Goodwyn Family Occupations

What did your Goodwyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goodwyn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Goodwyn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goodwyn family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodwyn.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Goodwyn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goodwyn Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodwyn lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Goodwyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goodwyn in 1943 was 29, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodwyn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodwyn 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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