Goda Name Meaning

Hungarian: from the old Hungarian secular personal name Goda, probably from a short form of Godimir, Godislav, or some other Slavic name. Japanese: (Goda): ‘connected rice paddies’. The name is not common in Japan; this pronunciation is found mostly on the island of Shikoku. In western Japan it is pronounced Aita. Indian (Gujarat): Jain name of unknown meaning, based on the name of a Jain community.

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


Similar surnames: Boda, Toda, Oda, Koda, Goya, Soda, Gola, Dora, Noda, Noya

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Goda Family Origin

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Goda Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Barber

    27%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Goda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Goda's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goda family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Barber and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goda.

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Goda Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Goda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Goda in 1960 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goda

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