Goodin Family History

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Goodin Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Gooding or an Americanized spelling of French Godin.

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


Similar surnames: Goodine, Goddin, Gosdin, Goodie, Goodkin, Godin, Woodin, Gordan

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Goodin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Goodin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Goodin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Norway

    3%

  • France

    3%

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Goodin Family Origin

Where is the Goodin family from?

Goodin Family Occupations

What did your Goodin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Goodin family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Goodin occupation in the UK was Labourer. 12% of Goodin's were Labourers. Labourer, Iron Worker and (Domestic Duties) No Occupation were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodin.

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  • Labourer

    12%
  • Iron Worker

    6%
  • (Domestic Duties) No Occupation

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

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

Goodin Historical Records

What Goodin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Goodin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodin 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 Goodin. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Goodin. For the veterans among your Goodin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goodin Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Goodin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Goodin in 1945 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodin 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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