Godkin Family History

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Godkin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Old English personal name Goda, which was in part a byname and in part a short form of various compound names with the first element god.

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

Similar surnames: Godin, Bodin, Goodkind, Botkin, Bodkin, Boykin, Hopkin, Goffin

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Godkin Family Origin

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Godkin Family Occupations

What did your Godkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Godkin. 50% of Godkin men worked as a Farm Labourer and 87% of Godkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Godkin were Iron Moulder and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Iron Moulder

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • Unpaid Household Duties

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

Godkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Godkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godkin 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 Godkin. 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 616 military records available for the last name Godkin. For the veterans among your Godkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Godkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Godkin lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Godkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Godkin in 1964 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godkin 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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