Goodenough Family History & Genealogy
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Goodenough Surname History
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The nationality of Goodenough can be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Goodenough may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Goodenough Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Goodenough come may come from a profession, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is useful to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Goodenough are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
Goodenough Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Goodenough were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Goodenough. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Goodenough family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Goodenough vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over the years.
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Goodenough Family Tree
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- Hannah Goodenow Pendleton 1639 - 1688
- Ebenezer Goodenough Goodenow 1676 - 1758
- Benjamin Goodenough 1747 - 1846
- David Goodenough 1703 - 1778
- Benjamin Goodenough 1747 - 1825
- David Goodenough 1701 - 1778
- Eunice Worden Goodenough 1815 - 1844
- Diadama Worden Goodenough 1811 - 1874
- Mary Stowell Goodenough
- John Goodenough 1742 - 1802