Gudenkauf Family History

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Gudenkauf Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname, literally meaning ‘good bargain’, but perhaps an altered form of the North German family name Godekopp, a nickname meaning ‘good head’, Low German kopp ‘head’ having been confused with Dutch koop ‘buy’, ‘bargain’.

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


Similar surnames: Pagenkopf, Oldenkamp, Guderian, Gudeman, Godeaux, Reukauf, Greenbaum

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Gudenkauf Family Origin

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Gudenkauf Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Gudenkauf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Gudenkauf's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gudenkauf.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Keeping House

    25%

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Gudenkauf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gudenkauf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gudenkauf 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

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gudenkauf. For the veterans among your Gudenkauf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gudenkauf Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Gudenkauf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gudenkauf in 1965 was 87, and 83 in 2003.

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