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Goud Family History

Goud Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Gold, Loud, Good, Gourd, Goude, Gour, Goad, Doud, Gord, Goudy

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Where is the Goud family from?

You can see how Goud families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goud family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Goud families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Goud families living in Maine. This was about 64% of all the recorded Goud's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Goud families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goud surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goud ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goud. 32% of Goud men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Goud women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goud were Painter and Housewife.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Painter
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goud. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goud census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 370 immigration records available for the last name Goud. 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 Cards

There are 415 military records available for the last name Goud. For the veterans among your Goud ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goud lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Goud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Goud in 1963 was 70, and 80 in 2003.

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