Godding Family History

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Godding Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of any of numerous Germanic personal name formed with the elements god, got ‘god’ or god ‘good’.

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

Similar surnames: Golding, Codding, Gosling, Goodling, Godin, Godino, Godkin, Hedding

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Godding Family Origin

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Godding Family Occupations

What did your Godding ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Godding family was House Painter. The most common Godding occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Godding's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Dressmaker and General Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godding.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Dressmaker

  • General Dealer

  • House Painter


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

Godding Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Godding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godding 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Godding. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Godding. For the veterans among your Godding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Godding Life Expectancy

What is the average Godding lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Godding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Godding in 1941 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Godding

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godding 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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