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Godbold Family History

Godbold Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): from the personal name Godebald, composed of the Germanic elements god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’ + bald, bold ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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

126,648 Historical Documents with Godbold on Ancestry.com
20,214 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,119 Military Records
968 Immigration Records
17,760 Census and Voter Lists
85,587 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Godbold Families

  • Number of Godbold families
     26 - 50
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Godbold families
     108 - 214
     37 - 107
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Godbold last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Godbold census records

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Godbold Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Godbold families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Godbold Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Godbold families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Godbold

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Godbold Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Godbold census records

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Godbold Civil War Service Records

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