Goodpasture Family History

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Goodpasture Name Meaning

Probably a mistranslation of Swiss German Vollenweider, a topographic name actually meaning ‘foal pasture’, but wrongly interpreted as ‘full pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Goodpaster, Goodacre, Goodwater, Goodhart, Goldwasser, Pastor

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Goodpasture Family Origin

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Goodpasture Family Occupations

What did your Goodpasture ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goodpasture occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Goodpasture's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodpasture. A less common occupation for the Goodpasture family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Goodpasture Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goodpasture. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodpasture 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 Goodpasture. 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 Goodpasture. For the veterans among your Goodpasture ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goodpasture Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodpasture lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Goodpasture life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Goodpasture in 1958 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodpasture

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodpasture 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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