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Goldrich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Goldreich: artificial name composed of the German elements Gold ‘gold’ + reich ‘rich’. English: from the Old English personal name Goldrīc composed of the ancient Germanic elements gold ‘gold’ + rīc ‘ruler’.

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


Similar surnames: Goodrich, Goldring, Goldbach, Golding, Goldrick, Goldbeck, Aldrich

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Where is the Goldrich family from?

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

What did your Goldrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Goldrich. 26% of Goldrich men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Goldrich women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goldrich were Bookkeeper and Saleslady. .

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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
    26%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Dentist
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Secretary
    25%
  • Saleslady
    13%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goldrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goldrich 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 731 immigration records available for the last name Goldrich. 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 408 military records available for the last name Goldrich. For the veterans among your Goldrich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goldrich lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Goldrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Goldrich in 1959 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

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