Goforth Family History

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Goforth Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Goffarth, a Lower Rhine variant of Godefried (see Gottfried), or an Americanized spelling of the Dutch cognate Goeffoet.

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


Similar surnames: Boortz, Gooch, Furth, Howorth, Horth, Orth, Forth, Porth, Borth

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Goforth Family Origin

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Goforth Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Annuitant

    8%
  • Farm Bailiff

    8%
  • Green Grocer

    8%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Farm Bailiff were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goforth. A less common occupation for the Goforth family was Green Grocer. The most common Goforth occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Goforth's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Goforth Historical Records

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Goforth Life Expectancy

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