Goda Family History

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Goda Name Meaning

Hungarian: from the old Hungarian secular personal name Goda, probably from a short form of Godimir, Godislav, or some other Slavic name. Japanese: (Goda): ‘connected rice paddies’. The name is not common in Japan; this pronunciation is found mostly on the island of Shikoku. In western Japan it is pronounced Aita. Indian (Gujarat): Jain name of unknown meaning, based on the name of a Jain community.

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

Similar surnames: Boda, Toda, Oda, Koda, Goya, Soda, Gola, Dora, Noda, Noya

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Goda Family Origin

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Goda Family Occupations

What did your Goda ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goda family was Farm Laborer. The most common Goda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Goda's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goda.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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Goda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Goda. 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 Card

There are 762 military records available for the last name Goda. For the veterans among your Goda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goda Life Expectancy

What is the average Goda lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Goda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Goda in 1960 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

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