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Goding Family History

Goding Name Meaning

English: variant of Gooding. German (Göding): variant of Godding.

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

Similar surnames: Going, Gowing, Goring, Golding, Reding, Gosling, Moring, Gowins

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Where is the Goding family from?

You can see how Goding families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goding family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Goding families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 57 Goding families living in London. This was about 37% of all the recorded Goding's in the UK. London had the highest population of Goding families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goding surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goding ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aircraft Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Goding. 81% of Goding women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aircraft Fitter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Old Age Pensioner
  • Incapacitated
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Goding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goding census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 739 immigration records available for the last name Goding. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Goding lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Goding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Goding in 1956 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

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