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Goodin Family History

Goodin Name Meaning
English: perhaps a variant of Gooding or an Americanized spelling of French Godin.

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

209,187 Historical Documents with Goodin on Ancestry.com
44,591 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,493 Military Records
1,494 Immigration Records
31,822 Census and Voter Lists
123,787 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Goodin Families

  • Number of Goodin families
     65 - 128
     22 - 64
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Goodin families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Goodin families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Goodin census records

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Goodin 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 Goodin 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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Goodin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Goodin 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 Goodin

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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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Goodin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Goodin census records

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

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

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Goodin 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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