Goedken Family History

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Goedken Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Goedeken, a patronymic from Goedecke.

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


Similar surnames: Goeken, Goeke, Goergen, Gerken, Oetken, Goedeke, Goedde, Goeden

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Goedken Family Origin

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Goedken Family Occupations

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Goedken Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goedken Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Goedken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Goedken in 1965 was 74, and 89 in 2004.

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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