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Goulder Name Meaning

English: variant of Golder .

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


Similar surnames: Golder, Goulden, Moulder, Gould, Moulden, Foulger, Goude, Gilder

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Where is the Goulder family from?

You can see how Goulder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goulder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Goulder families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Goulder families living in New Jersey. This was about 25% of all the recorded Goulder's in USA. New Jersey and 1 other state had the highest population of Goulder families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goulder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goulder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Goulder. 20% of Goulder men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Goulder women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goulder were Painter and Operator. .

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • President
    12%
  • Painter
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    60%
  • Operator
    40%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Goulder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goulder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Goulder. 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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Draft Cards

There are 860 military records available for the last name Goulder. For the veterans among your Goulder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goulder lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Goulder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Goulder in 1960 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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