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Godbout Name Meaning

French: from the Norman 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: Godbold, Godeaux, Gobert, Gombert, Godding, Gebo, Gadbois, Gordon

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Godbout Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Godbout name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Godbout. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Godbout Family Origin

Where is the Godbout family from?

Godbout Family Occupations

What did your Godbout ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Godbout family was Tanner. The most common Godbout occupation in the USA was Tinsmith. 40% of Godbout's were Tinsmiths. Tinsmith, Butcher and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godbout.

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  • Tinsmith

  • Butcher

  • Shoe Maker

  • Tanner


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

Godbout Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Godbout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godbout 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 Godbout. 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 Godbout. For the veterans among your Godbout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Godbout Life Expectancy

What is the average Godbout lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Godbout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Godbout in 1952 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godbout 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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