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Allgood Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Algot Algod. This may represent Old Danish Old Swedish Algot Algut but the name is not otherwise recorded in those parts of England settled by Danes and Swedes before the Norman Conquest. Alternatively it represents ancient Germanic Adalgot Algot Middle Dutch Aelgoet which may have been used by Flemings in post-Conquest England. Compare Algood .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Allard, Almond, Elwood, Good, Alford, Flood, Osgood, Allison, Ashwood

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Where is the Allgood family from?

You can see how Allgood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allgood family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Allgood families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Allgood families living in Kentucky. This was about 24% of all the recorded Allgood's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Allgood families in 1840.
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What did your Allgood ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Allgood. 29% of Allgood men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Allgood women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Allgood were Truck Driver and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
  • Housework
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Passenger Lists

There are 883 immigration records available for the last name Allgood. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Allgood. For the veterans among your Allgood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Allgood lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Allgood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Allgood in 1946 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

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