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Golden Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone with golden hair, from Middle English gelden, golden (from Old English gylden). Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Ualghairg (see McGoldrick).

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


Similar surnames: Gulden, Colden, Golder, Gooden, Kolden, Boden, Holden, Goldey, Gordon

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Golden Family Origin

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Golden Family Occupations

What did your Golden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Golden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Golden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Golden family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Golden.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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Golden Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Golden ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Golden Life Expectancy

What is the average Golden lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Golden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Golden in 1940 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Golden 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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