Goodhue Family History

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Goodhue Name Meaning

nickname for a trusted servant, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + hewe ‘servant’ (a derivative of Old English hiwan ‘retinue’, ‘household’). from an Old Norse personal name composed of the elements guð ‘battle’ + hugi ‘mind’, ‘spirit’.

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


Similar surnames: Goodman, Goody, Goodson, Good, Gooder, Goodrum, Goodall, Gooden

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Goodhue Family Origin

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Goodhue Family Occupations

What did your Goodhue ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Agricultural Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Goodhue. 12% of Goodhue men worked as an Agricultural Farmer and 62% of Goodhue women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goodhue were Farm Labourer Heavey Worker and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Agricultural Farmer
    12%
  • Builder Labourer
    12%
  • Civil Service Assistant Board Manufacturer
    12%
  • Farm Labourer Heavey Worker
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    62%
  • Domestic
    8%
  • Domestic Help
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Goodhue Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Goodhue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodhue 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Goodhue. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Goodhue. For the veterans among your Goodhue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goodhue Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodhue lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Goodhue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Goodhue in 1959 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodhue

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