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Golden Family History

Golden Name Meaning
English: nickname for someone with golden hair, from Middle English gelden, golden (from Old English gylden).Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Ualghairg (see McGoldrick).

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

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254,481 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
45,933 Military Records
20,238 Immigration Records
199,180 Census and Voter Lists
484,411 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Golden Families

  • Number of Golden families
     510 - 1,017
     171 - 509
     1 - 170
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Golden families
     93 - 183
     32 - 92
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Golden families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Golden census records

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Golden 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 Golden 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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Golden Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Golden 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 Golden

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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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Golden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Golden census records

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

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

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Golden 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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