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Godown Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Godau, which may be a habitational name from Göda (formerly Godaw), a place in Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Gordon, Godoy, Gadow, Bodin, Boron, Gerdon, Noxon, Jodoin, Down

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Godown Family Origin

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Godown Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Godown occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Godown's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Godown family was Farms. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godown.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farms

    10%

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Godown Historical Records

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Godown Life Expectancy

What is the average Godown lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, Godown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Godown in 1962 was 79, and 82 in 2004.

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