Goedeke Family History

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Goedeke Name Meaning

North German (Gödeke): variant of Goedecke.

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

Similar surnames: Goedecke, Goeken, Goeke, Goedde, Goedert, Goede, Greunke, Boedeker

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Goedeke Family Origin

Where is the Goedeke family from?

Goedeke Family Occupations

What did your Goedeke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goedeke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Goedeke's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goedeke. A less common occupation for the Goedeke family was Painter.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Keeping House

  • Painter


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

Goedeke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Goedeke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goedeke 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Goedeke. 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 219 military records available for the last name Goedeke. For the veterans among your Goedeke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goedeke Life Expectancy

What is the average Goedeke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Goedeke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Goedeke in 1962 was 76, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goedeke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goedeke 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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