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Goodkind Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly an altered form of Goodkin, from a pet form of the Old English personal names Goda or Gode. Possibly an Anglicized form of German and Jewish Gutkin.

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

Similar surnames: Godkin, Goodson, Goodman, Golding, Goodwine, Goodchild, Goodwin

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Goodkind Family Origin

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Goodkind Family Occupations

What did your Goodkind ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goodkind occupation in the USA was Artificial Flowers. 17% of Goodkind's were Artificial Flowerss. Artificial Flowers, Butcher and Clothing Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodkind. A less common occupation for the Goodkind family was Dry Goods Merchant.

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  • Artificial Flowers

  • Butcher

  • Clothing Dealer

  • Dry Goods Merchant


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

Goodkind Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goodkind. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodkind 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 790 immigration records available for the last name Goodkind. 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 102 military records available for the last name Goodkind. For the veterans among your Goodkind ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goodkind Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodkind lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Goodkind life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Goodkind in 1965 was 93, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodkind 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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