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Goodrum Name Meaning

English (mainly Norfolk): from an Old Norse personal name which Reaney identifies as Guðormr, a compound of guð ‘god’ + ormr ‘snake’, ‘serpent’, but which could be Guðþormr, a compound of guð ‘god’ + þormr ‘to respect or honor’, ‘to spare’.

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


Similar surnames: Goodhue, Goodman, Goody, Good, Woodrum, Goodrich, Woodrow, Goodson

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Goodrum Family Origin

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Goodrum Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Ag Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Goodrum family was Farm Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodrum. The most common Goodrum occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Goodrum's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Goodrum Historical Records

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Goodrum Life Expectancy

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