Goodridge Family History

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Goodridge Name Meaning

English: variant of Goodrich. Americanized spelling of German Güttrich (see Goodrich).

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

Similar surnames: Goodrick, Goodrich, Guthridge, Goodling, Baldridge, Holdridge, Goodie

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Goodridge Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Goodridge name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Goodridge Family Origin

Where is the Goodridge family from?

Goodridge Family Occupations

What did your Goodridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Goodridge family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Goodridge occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 4% of Goodridge's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Farmer and Shepherd were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodridge.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Shepherd

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Goodridge Historical Records

What Goodridge family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Goodridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodridgecensus 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Goodridge. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Goodridge. For the veterans among your Goodridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goodridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodridge lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Goodridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Goodridge in 1947 was 70, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodridge 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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