Goodenow Family History
Goodenow Surname History
This Goodenow research page contains the accumulated history of the Goodenow surname made up of user-submitted content from other AncientFaces users. The last name Goodenow is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the Goodenow family has migrated, it has changed making its etymology a challenge to unearth. Goodenow family history has rich origins of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Goodenow family researchers.
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The evolution of Goodenow starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was not unusual for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. Goodenow family members have emigrated around the world all throughout history. As these families moved between countries and languages, the Goodenow name may have changed with them.
Goodenow country of origin
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The nationality of Goodenow is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Goodenow may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Goodenow
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The meaning of Goodenow come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Many of these craft-based last names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Goodenow originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
- Samuel Goodenow 1694 - ?
- Jonathan Goodenow 1705 - ?
- Elizabeth Goodenow Hayden 1652 - 1736
- John Goodenow 1698 - ?
- David Goodenow 1712 - ?
- Mary or Mercy Goodenow 1659 - 1687
- Edmund Goodenow, Jr 1647 - 1727
- Ebenezer Goodenow 1704 - ?
- David Goodenow 1704 - 1778
- Rebekah Goodenow 1702 - ?
- Joseph Goodenow 1700 - ?
- Hannah Goodenow Pendleton 1639 - 1688
- Ebenezer Goodenough Goodenow 1676 - 1758
- Mercy Goodenow 1714 - ?
- Mary Goodenow 1694 - ?
- Sarah Goodenow 1695 - ?
- Dorothy Goodenow 1668 - 1721
- Dorothy Goodenow 1710 - ?
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Famous people named Goodenow
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Goodenow
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Goodenow. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Goodenow family
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Goodenow spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Goodenow were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Goodenow. Surnames like Goodenow vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras across time. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Goodenow family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.