Goodenow Family History

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Goodenow Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Goodenough.

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


Similar surnames: Goodnow, Goodno, Goode, Goodell, Goodlow, Goodin, Goodner, Goosen

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Goodenow Family Origin

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Goodenow Family Occupations

What did your Goodenow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Brick Deyer & Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodenow. The most common Goodenow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Goodenow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goodenow family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Brick Deyer & Carpenter

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Goodenow ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Goodenow Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Goodenow. 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 Card

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

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Goodenow Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodenow lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Goodenow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Goodenow in 1957 was 57, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodenow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodenow 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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