Goldwyn Family History

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Goldwyn Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Goldwine, composed of the elements gold ‘gold’ + win ‘friend’. Jewish: Americanization of a like-sounding Ashkenazic surname.

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

Similar surnames: Goodwin, Golder, Baldwin, Golding, Goldman, Goodson, Goody, Gordon

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Goldwyn Family Origin

Where is the Goldwyn family from?

Goldwyn Family Occupations

What did your Goldwyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Capt Late Hereford Militia and Civil Engineer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goldwyn. The most common Goldwyn occupation in the UK was Capt Late Hereford Militia. 50% of Goldwyn's were Capt Late Hereford Militias.

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  • Capt Late Hereford Militia

  • Civil Engineer


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

Goldwyn Historical Records

What Goldwyn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 481 census records available for the last name Goldwyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goldwyn 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 398 immigration records available for the last name Goldwyn. 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 127 military records available for the last name Goldwyn. For the veterans among your Goldwyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goldwyn Life Expectancy

What is the average Goldwyn lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Goldwyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Goldwyn in 1956 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goldwyn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goldwyn 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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