Anglo-Saxon culture once found in Britain is the soil from which the many generations of the Goods family have grown. The name Goods was given to a member of the family who was a person who performed good deeds or acts of kindness. The surname Goods 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.
Early Origins of the Goods family
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.
Early History of the Goods family
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Goods Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Goods family name include Good, Goode, Goad, Goade, Gudd, Gude, Legood and many more.
Early Notables of the Goods family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Goods family to Ireland
Some of the Goods family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Goods family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Goods surname or a spelling variation of the name include :
Goods Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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