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Where is the Goudy family from?
You can see how Goudy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goudy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Goudy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 17 Goudy families living in Ohio. This was about 29% of all the recorded Goudy's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Goudy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goudy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goudy. 15% of Goudy men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Goudy women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goudy were Machinist and Seamstress.