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Gooden Family History

Gooden Name Meaning
English: possibly a nickname from Middle English gode ‘good’ + hine ‘servant’. Compare Goodhue.

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

169,364 Historical Documents with Gooden on Ancestry.com
52,792 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,629 Military Records
2,133 Immigration Records
36,465 Census and Voter Lists
72,345 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gooden Families

  • Number of Gooden families
     46 - 89
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gooden families
     50 - 97
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gooden families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gooden census records

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Gooden 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 Gooden 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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Gooden Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gooden 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 Gooden

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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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Gooden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gooden census records

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

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

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Gooden Civil War Service Records

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

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