Goodhue Family History

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Goodhue Name Meaning

nickname for a trusted servant, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + hewe ‘servant’ (a derivative of Old English hiwan ‘retinue’, ‘household’). from an Old Norse personal name composed of the elements guð ‘battle’ + hugi ‘mind’, ‘spirit’.

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


Similar surnames: Goodman, Goody, Goodson, Good, Gooder, Goodrum, Goodall, Gooden

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Goodhue Family Origin

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Goodhue Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodhue. The most common Goodhue occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Goodhue's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goodhue family was Carpenter.

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Goodhue Historical Records

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Goodhue Life Expectancy

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Famous Goodhue Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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