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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 1881, the most common Godkin occupation in the UK was Baker. 5% of Godkin's were Bakers. Baker, Brewers Clerk and Comercial Travaler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godkin. A less common occupation for the Godkin family was Cotton Spinner.

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  • Baker

    5%
  • Brewers Clerk

    5%
  • Comercial Travaler

    5%
  • Cotton Spinner

    5%

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Godkin Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Godkin ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Godkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Godkin lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, 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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