tribes of Britain. The name is derived from from the baptismal name for the
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goodmann research.Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1528, 1601, 1601, 1583, 1656, 1649, 1699 and are included under the topic Early Goodmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Goodmann has been spelled many different ways, including Goodman, Goodmann and others.
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Goodmanns to arrive in North America:
Goodmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Phillip Goodmann, who settled in Philadelphia in 1848
- Marcus Goodmann, who settled in Philadelphia in 1880