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Goodyear Name Meaning

English: probably a nickname from Middle English gode ‘good’ (Old English god) + year, yere ‘year’, bestowed on someone who frequently used the expression, perhaps in the sense ‘(as I hope to have a) good year’ or as a New Year salutation. Alternatively, it may have been from an Americanized form of French Gauthier. English translation of German Gutjahr, originally a nickname for someone born on New year’s Day.

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


Similar surnames: Goody, Goodbar, Goodman, Goodsell, Goodhart, Gooder, Goodheart

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Goodyear Family Origin

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Goodyear Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Goodyear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Goodyear's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodyear. A less common occupation for the Goodyear family was Carpenter.

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