Golder Family History

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Golder Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Goldhere, composed of the elements gold ‘gold’ + here ‘army’. English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire, so named from Old English golde ‘marigold’ (a derivative of gold) + ora ‘slope’. German (also Gölder): variant of Goldner. Jewish: variant of Gold.

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

Similar surnames: Holder, Goldner, Golde, Gooder, Gelder, Goldey, Galler, Goller

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Golder Family Origin

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Golder Family Occupations

What did your Golder ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Golder occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Golder's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Golder family was Annuitant. Agricultural Labourer, Agrl Laborer and Silk Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Golder.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Agrl Laborer

  • Silk Weaver

  • Annuitant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Golder ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Golder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Golder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Golder 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Golder. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Golder. For the veterans among your Golder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Golder Life Expectancy

What is the average Golder lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Golder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Golder in 1944 was 26, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Golder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Golder 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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