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Goodreau Family History

Goodreau Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Gaudreau .

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


Similar surnames: Goudreau, Goodroe, Goodrow, Goodroad, Goodyear, Goodrich, Goodbar

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Where is the Goodreau family from?

You can see how Goodreau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goodreau family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Goodreau families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Goodreau families living in Suffolk. This was about 50% of all the recorded Goodreau's in United Kingdom. Suffolk had the highest population of Goodreau families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goodreau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goodreau ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Goodreau. 100% of Goodreau 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 Goodreau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodreau 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 258 immigration records available for the last name Goodreau. 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 778 military records available for the last name Goodreau. For the veterans among your Goodreau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goodreau lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Goodreau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Goodreau in 1948 was 70, and 45 in 2004.

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