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Gooden Name Meaning

English: possibly a nickname from Middle English gode ‘good’ + hine ‘servant’. Compare Goodhue.

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


Similar surnames: Golden, Gooder, Goodson, Good, Boden, Goode, Soden, Gordon, Foden

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Gooden Family Origin

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Gooden Family Occupations

What did your Gooden ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Gooden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Gooden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gooden. A less common occupation for the Gooden family was Farm Laborer.

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Gooden Historical Records

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Gooden Life Expectancy

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