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Goldbeck Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of ten places named Goldbeck, from Middle Low German gold ‘gold’ + bek ‘stream’, ‘creek’. In some cases, the Jewish name may be ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Goldbach, Goldberg, Kolbeck, Goldrich, Colbeck, Golder, Woodbeck

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Goldbeck Family Origin

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Goldbeck Family Occupations

What did your Goldbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goldbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Goldbeck's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigars & Tobacco and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goldbeck. A less common occupation for the Goldbeck family was Bedding Dealer.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Cigars & Tobacco

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Bedding Dealer

    4%

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

Goldbeck Historical Records

What Goldbeck family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Goldbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Goldbeck lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Goldbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Goldbeck in 1959 was 20, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goldbeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goldbeck 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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