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Goude Name Meaning

English: variant of Good. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a goldsmith, from goud ‘gold’.

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

Similar surnames: Goede, Goode, Gouge, Golde, Godel, Goods, Gooder, Bode, Gourd, Louden

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Where is the Goude family from?

You can see how Goude families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goude family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Goude families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Goude families living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Goude's in the USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Goude families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goude surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goude ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Goude. 36% of Goude men worked as a Farmer.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Proprietor
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goude. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goude 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Goude. 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 516 military records available for the last name Goude. For the veterans among your Goude ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goude lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Goude life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Goude in 1959 was 29, and 61 in 2004.

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