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Goldsborough Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from either of two places in North Yorkshire called Goldsborough. One, near Knaresborough is named from the Old English (or Old German) personal name Godel + Old English burh ‘fortified place’. The other, near Whitby, is named from the Old English personal name Golda + burh.

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


Similar surnames: Goldstone, Malbrough, Holdsworth, Brough, Dodsworth, Molesworth

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Goldsborough Family Origin

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Goldsborough Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goldsborough. The most common Goldsborough occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Goldsborough's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goldsborough family was Keeping House.

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Goldsborough Historical Records

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Goldsborough Life Expectancy

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