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Godbold Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the personal name Godebald, composed of the Germanic elements god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’ + bald, bold ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Godbout, Guibord, Diebold, Bold, Rembold, Goebel, Rabold, Herbold

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Godbold Family Origin

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Godbold Family Occupations

What did your Godbold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Godbold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Godbold's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godbold. A less common occupation for the Godbold family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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Godbold Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Godbold ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Godbold Life Expectancy

What is the average Godbold lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Godbold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Godbold in 1945 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

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