Goodroe Family History

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Goodroe Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Gaudreau.

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


Similar surnames: Goodrow, Goodreau, Goree, Gootee, Goodine, Goodroad, Goodemote

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Goodroe Family Origin

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Goodroe Family Occupations

What did your Goodroe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works In Cotton Mill and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodroe. A less common occupation for the Goodroe family was Laborer. The most common Goodroe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Goodroe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

Goodroe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goodroe Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodroe lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Goodroe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Goodroe in 1948 was 61, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodroe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodroe 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.

Famous Goodroe Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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