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Godette Family History

Godette Name Meaning
Respelling of southern French Gaudet, from a nickname from the root gaud- ‘happy’, ‘lively’ (Latin gaudere ‘to rejoice’).

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

9,985 Historical Documents with Godette on Ancestry
3,995 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
303 Military Records
83 Immigration Records
2,555 Census and Voter Lists
3,049 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Godette Families

  • Number of Godette families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Godette last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Godette last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Godette census records

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Godette Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Godette

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Godette Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Godette Civil War Service Records

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