Godard Family History

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Godard Name Meaning

English and French: variant spelling of Goddard.

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


Similar surnames: Godar, Goddard, Goard, Gard, Goodart, Foard, Coard, Soard, Oard

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Godard Family Origin

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Godard Family Occupations

What did your Godard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Godard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Godard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Godard family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godard.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Farming

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Godard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Godard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Godard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godard 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Godard. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Godard. For the veterans among your Godard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Godard Life Expectancy

What is the average Godard lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Godard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Godard in 1949 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Godard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godard ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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