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Goodes is an ancient Anglo-Saxon name. It was a name given to a person who was a person who performed good deeds or acts of kindness. The surname Goodes 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.

Goodes Early Origins



The surname Goodes 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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Goodes Spelling Variations


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Goodes Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Goodes has appeared include Good, Goode, Goad, Goade, Gudd, Gude, Legood and many more.

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Goodes Early History


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Goodes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goodes 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 Goodes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goodes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goodes 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 Goodes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goodes In Ireland


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Goodes In Ireland



Some of the Goodes 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Goodes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Goodes, aged 42, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Fatima"
  • James Goodes, aged 47, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Caucasian"
  • Thomas Goodes, aged 34, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Caucasian"
  • William Goodes, aged 18, a wheelwright, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Caucasian"
  • David Goodes, aged 14, a ploughboy, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Caucasian"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goodes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goodes (post 1700)



  • Mike Goodes (b. 1956), American professional PGA golfer
  • Brett Goodes (b. 1984), Australian rules footballer
  • Reggie Goodes (b. 1992), South African rugby union footballer
  • Melvin "Mel" Goodes, Canadian businessman, Chairman and CEO of Warner-Lambert Company in 1999
  • Guy Goodes (b. 1971), British-Israeli basketball coach
  • Adam Goodes (b. 1980), professional Australian rules football player

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Goodes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goodes 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.

    This page was last modified on 26 February 2014 at 07:54.

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