Goodheart History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Goodheart family
The surname Goodheart was first found in Hertforshire 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 held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Goodheart family
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Goodheart Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Goodhart, Goodheart, Goodert, Goodart, Gudhart, Gudheart and many more.
Early Notables of the Goodheart family (pre 1700)
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Goodheart migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Goodheart Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Johan Goodheart, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848 
- John Goodheart, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848 
- T Goodheart, aged 19, who landed in New York, NY in 1851 
- B Goodheart, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 
Contemporary Notables of the name Goodheart (post 1700) +
- Carol D. Goodheart, American psychologist, past president of the American Psychological Association
- Steve Goodheart, retired American head coach of the Southern Arkansas Muleriders baseball team (1981-2003)
- George Joseph Goodheart Jr., D.C. (1918-2008), American chiropractor who founded applied kinesiology, first official US Olympic team chiropractor in 1979
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)