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The nationality of Goodden may be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Goodden may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Goodden Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Goodden come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Goodden come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Goodden were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Goodden. Surnames like Goodden change in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries across time. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Goodden family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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