Godown Family History

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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

What did your Godown ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farms


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Godown Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Godown. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godown 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Godown. 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 Godown. For the veterans among your Godown ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Godown Life Expectancy

What is the average Godown lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Godown

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godown 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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