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The history of the name Goode begins in the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It was a name for a person who performed good deeds or acts of kindness. The surname Goode belongs to a broad and miscellaneous class of surnames. Nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.

Goode Early Origins



The surname Goode was first found in Kent, Sussex and Wiltshire, where the name God was found in the Domesday Book. Other early records include Gilbert le Gode in the Curia Regis Rolls for Berkshire in 1212; Robert Gode in the Assize Rolls of Gloucester of 1221; and Thomas le Goude in the Subsidy Rolls for Sussex of 1327.

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Goode Spelling Variations


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Goode Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Goode are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Goode include: Good, Goode, Goad, Goade, Gudd, Gude, Legood and many more.

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Goode Early History


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Goode Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goode research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1402, 1537, 1600, 1527, 1581, 1576, 1638, 1671, 1609, 1678, 1616, 1689, 1692 and 1607 are included under the topic Early Goode History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goode Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goode Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include James Good (circa 1527-1581), a London Medical Physician (MD); Thomas Goad (1576-1638), an English clergyman, controversial writer, and rector of Hadleigh, Suffolk; George Goad (died 1671), Master of Eton College; Thomas Good (Goode), (1609-1678), an English academic and clergyman, and Master of Balliol...

Another 58 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Goode Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goode In Ireland


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Goode In Ireland



Some of the Goode family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Goode or a variant listed above:

Goode Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Goode, who landed in Massachusetts in 1646
  • Richard Goode, who arrived in Virginia in 1651
  • John Goode, who arrived in Barbados in 1659
  • Ann Goode, who landed in Virginia in 1662
  • John Goode, who arrived in Virginia in 1678

Goode Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Goode, a bonded passenger, who came to America in 1722

Goode Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M Goode, aged 23, landed in New York, NY in 1851

Goode Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • T. Goode arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John Mitchell" in 1849
  • Samuel Goode arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Princess Helena" in 1850
  • Constance Goode arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Blundell" in 1851
  • Anne Goode arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Candahar" in 1851
  • Elizabeth Goode arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Candahar" in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Goode Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Annie Goode arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Surat" in 1864
  • John Goode arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Surat" in 1864
  • Richard Goode, aged 37, a gardener, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "La Hogue" in 1874
  • Louisa Goode, aged 33, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "La Hogue" in 1874
  • Samuel Goode, aged 11, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "La Hogue" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goode (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goode (post 1700)



  • Thomas Guinne Goode (1938-2015), American football offensive lineman, coach, and administrator
  • Cynthia Goode, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2004
  • Calvin Goode, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012
  • Bill Goode, American politician, Candidate for Michigan State Senate 4th District, 1948
  • Araceli Goode, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2004
  • Mrs. Albert S. Goode, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944
  • Adelaide Goode, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924
  • Dewey Goode, American Republican politician, Member of Iowa State House of Representatives from Davis County; Elected 1950
  • Mrs. E. B. Goode, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1948
  • Edward Goode, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1940
  • ... (Another 42 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Goode Historic Events


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Goode Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. John Henry Goode, Welsh Seaman from Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. George Goode, Canadian 3rd Class passenger from Canada, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Goode Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    11. ...

    The Goode Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goode Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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