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Goodwin Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Godwine, composed of the elements god ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

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Goodwin Family Origin

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Goodwin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Goodwin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Goodwin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goodwin family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodwin.

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Goodwin Historical Records

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Goodwin Life Expectancy

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