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Godshall Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Gottschall, a variant of Gottschalk.

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


Similar surnames: Godshalk, Gotshall, Gutshall, Gottshall, Gotschall, Pershall

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Godshall Family Origin

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Godshall Family Occupations

What did your Godshall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Godshall family was Gentleman. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Godshall. The most common Godshall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Godshall's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Gentleman

    5%

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

Godshall Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Godshall Life Expectancy

What is the average Godshall lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Godshall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Godshall in 1946 was 30, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Godshall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Godshall 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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