Godden Family History

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Godden Name Meaning

English: variant of Godin. North German (Gödden): from a Low German form of Gothard 2.

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

Similar surnames: Bodden, Goddin, Rodden, Goeden, Boden, Kolden, Gidden, Olden, Jorden

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Godden Family Origin

Where is the Godden family from?

Godden Family Occupations

What did your Godden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Godden occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Godden's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godden. A less common occupation for the Godden family was Carpenter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Carpenter


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

Godden Historical Records

What Godden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Godden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godden 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Godden. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Godden. For the veterans among your Godden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Godden Life Expectancy

What is the average Godden lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Godden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Godden in 1954 was 30, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Godden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godden 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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