Goodnow Family History

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Goodnow Name Meaning

English: variant of Goodenough.

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

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Goodnow Family Origin

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Goodnow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Goodnow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Goodnow's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodnow. A less common occupation for the Goodnow family was Farm Laborer.

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Goodnow Historical Records

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Goodnow Life Expectancy

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