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Goodbar Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of the English family name Godber, from the medieval personal name Godebert (see Gobert), or of Goodbeer, Godbear, when not a variant of Godber, an occupational nickname for a brewer or a nickname for a toper. Alternatively, it may be an Americanized form of the German cognate Gutbier (‘good beer’).

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


Similar surnames: Goodman, Goodyear, Goodson, Goodhart, Good, Goody, Goodart, Golder

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Goodbar Family Origin

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Goodbar Family Occupations

What did your Goodbar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodbar. A less common occupation for the Goodbar family was Works On Farm. The most common Goodbar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Goodbar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Works On Farm

    6%

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Goodbar Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goodbar Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodbar lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Goodbar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Goodbar in 1963 was 70, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodbar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodbar 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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