Goods Family History

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Goods Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Good.

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

Similar surnames: Goode, Goody, Good, Goude, Goold, Fooks, Googe, Goldy, Bolds, Wools

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Goods Family Origin

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Goods Family Occupations

What did your Goods ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goods family was Laborer On Farm. The most common Goods occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Goods's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goods.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer On Farm


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

Goods Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Goods. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goods 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 848 immigration records available for the last name Goods. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Goods. For the veterans among your Goods ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goods Life Expectancy

What is the average Goods lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Goods life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Goods in 1951 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goods

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goods 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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