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Goodroad Family History

Goodroad Name Meaning

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Beauchemin .

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

Similar surnames: Goudreau, Goodroe, Goodrow, Goodreau, Goodyear, Goodbar, Goodkind

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Where is the Goodroad family from?

You can see how Goodroad families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goodroad family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Goodroad families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Goodroad families living in Northumberland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Goodroad's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Goodroad families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goodroad surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goodroad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Goodroad. 39% of Goodroad 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Goodroad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodroad 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Goodroad. 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 111 military records available for the last name Goodroad. For the veterans among your Goodroad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goodroad lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Goodroad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Goodroad in 1960 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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