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Goethals Name Meaning

Dutch: from goed ale ‘good ale’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a brewer. The h, according to Debrabandere, results from a folk interpretation of the second element as hals ‘throat’, ‘neck’.

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

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Goethals Family Origin

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Goethals Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Portrait Painter

    50%

In 1880, Carpenter and Portrait Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goethals. The most common Goethals occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Goethals's were Carpenters.

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