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Goodrich Family History

Goodrich Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Goderiche, Old English Godric, composed of the elements god ‘good’ + ric ‘power’.Americanized spelling of German Güttrich, cognate with 1.

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

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146,577 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
25,867 Military Records
8,790 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Goodrich Families

  • Number of Goodrich families
     215 - 427
     72 - 214
     1 - 71
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Goodrich families
     60 - 118
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Goodrich last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Goodrich census records

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Goodrich Family Origin

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Goodrich Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Goodrich

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Goodrich Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Goodrich census records

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Goodrich Civil War Service Records

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