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Goodhand Early Origins



The surname Goodhand was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Goodhand Spelling Variations


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Goodhand Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goodhand, Goodhan, Gudhand, Guidhand, Cudhand, Coodhand, Goodhant and many more.

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Goodhand Early History


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Goodhand Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goodhand research. Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1550, 1455, 1487, 1172 and 1652 are included under the topic Early Goodhand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goodhand Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goodhand Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Goodhand Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goodhand In Ireland


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Goodhand In Ireland



Some of the Goodhand family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 107 words (8 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:

Goodhand Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Christopher Goodhand, who arrived in Maryland in 1642
  • Christopher Goodhand, who arrived in Maryland in 1672
  • Jone Goodhand, who came to Virginia in 1688

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goodhand (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goodhand (post 1700)



  • Phillip Goodhand -Tait (b. 1945), English singer-songwriter, record producer and keyboard player
  • Margo Goodhand, Canadian editor-in-chief of the Winnipeg Free Press
  • Jeniffer Goodhand, American author

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. 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. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Goodhand Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goodhand 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 9 October 2015 at 12:10.

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