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Goodrich Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Goderiche, Old English Godric, composed of the elements god ‘good’ + ric ‘power’. Americanized spelling of German Güttrich, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Goldrich, Goodrick, Goodwin, Aldrich, Herdrich, Goldring, Heidrich

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Goodrich Family Origin

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Goodrich Family Occupations

What did your Goodrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goodrich. 10% of Goodrich men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Goodrich women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goodrich were Carpenter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Clerk
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Goodrich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 132,000 census records available for the last name Goodrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodrich 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Goodrich. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Goodrich. For the veterans among your Goodrich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goodrich Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodrich lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Goodrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Goodrich in 1942 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodrich 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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