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Golde Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Golde meaning ‘gold’. German: from a short form of any of several Germanic personal names composed with gold, guld ‘gold’, ‘bright’.

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


Similar surnames: Gold, Golda, Golder, Gohde, Goede, Nolde, Gille, Goldie, Goldey

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Where is the Golde family from?

You can see how Golde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Golde family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Golde families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Golde family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Golde's in USA. New York had the highest population of Golde families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Golde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Golde ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Golde. 23% of Golde men worked as a Salesman and 22% of Golde women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Golde were Lawyer and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Lawyer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    22%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Secretary
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Golde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Golde census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Golde. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Golde. For the veterans among your Golde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Golde lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Golde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Golde in 1945 was 34, and 91 in 2004.

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