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Goodbread Name Meaning

Americanized form (translation into English) of German Gutbrod a metonymic occupational name for a baker from Middle High German guot ‘good’ + brōt ‘bread’.

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


Similar surnames: Goodfriend, Goodyear, Goodbar, Goodman, Goodrich, Goodbody, Gooden

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Where is the Goodbread family from?

You can see how Goodbread families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goodbread family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Goodbread families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Goodbread families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Goodbread's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Goodbread families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goodbread surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goodbread ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Goodbread. 100% of Goodbread women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goodbread. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodbread 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 162 immigration records available for the last name Goodbread. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 532 military records available for the last name Goodbread. For the veterans among your Goodbread ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goodbread lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Goodbread life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goodbread in 1956 was 53, and 93 in 2004.

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