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Godel Name Meaning

English: from an Old German personal name, Godilo, Godila. German (Gödel): from a pet form of a compound personal name beginning with the element god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’. Variant of Godl or Gödl, South German variants of Gote, from Middle High German got(t)e, gö(t)te ‘godfather’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Godl, a pet form of God, a variant of biblical Gad.

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


Similar surnames: Model, Edel, Boden, Goebel, Gabel, Gobel, Gockel, Godin, Loden, Bogel

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Godel Family Origin

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Godel Family Occupations

What did your Godel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Mine Repairer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Godel. 12% of Godel men worked as a Coal Mine Repairer and 45% of Godel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Godel were Film Producer and Ladies Tailoress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coal Mine Repairer
    12%
  • Collector (gas Slot)
    12%
  • Colliery Fireman Below Groun
    12%
  • Film Producer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    45%
  • Domestic Servantgeneral
    12%
  • Household Duties
    12%
  • Ladies Tailoress
    12%

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

Godel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Godel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godel 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 930 immigration records available for the last name Godel. 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 654 military records available for the last name Godel. For the veterans among your Godel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Godel Life Expectancy

What is the average Godel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Godel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Godel in 1963 was 80, and 92 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Godel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godel 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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