Goudeau Family History

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Goudeau Name Meaning

from a personal name, a short form of the various Germanic compound names with the first element god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’. from a diminutive of Old French gode, in various dialects a term for a simpleton. This name is found chiefly in LA.

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


Similar surnames: Godeaux, Gohde, Buteau, Gaudreau, Trudeau, Rouleau, O'dea, Gauvreau

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Goudeau Family Origin

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Goudeau Family Occupations

What did your Goudeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goudeau family was Farm Laborer. The most common Goudeau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Goudeau's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goudeau.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Goudeau Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goudeau Life Expectancy

What is the average Goudeau lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Goudeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Goudeau in 1952 was 43, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goudeau

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