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Goldsborough Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from either of two places in North Yorkshire called Goldsborough. One, near Knaresborough is named from the Old English (or Old German) personal name Godel + Old English burh ‘fortified place’. The other, near Whitby, is named from the Old English personal name Golda + burh.

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


Similar surnames: Goldstone, Malbrough, Holdsworth, Brough, Dodsworth, Molesworth

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Goldsborough Family Origin

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Goldsborough Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Grocer

    5%
  • Agricutural Labourer

    2%
  • Almshouse Occupant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Goldsborough occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Goldsborough's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Grocer and Agricutural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goldsborough. A less common occupation for the Goldsborough family was Almshouse Occupant.

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Goldsborough Historical Records

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Goldsborough Life Expectancy

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