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Godwin Family History

Godwin Name Meaning
English: variant of Goodwin.

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

925,335 Historical Documents with Godwin on Ancestry.com
213,850 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
26,012 Military Records
10,552 Immigration Records
141,472 Census and Voter Lists
533,449 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Godwin Families

  • Number of Godwin families
     158 - 314
     53 - 157
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Godwin families
     366 - 730
     123 - 365
     1 - 122
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Godwin families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Godwin census records

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Godwin 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 Godwin families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Godwin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Godwin

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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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Godwin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Godwin census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Godwin ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Godwin Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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