The name Gooold is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of the Britain and comes from the Old English word Gold.
This term was often used as an endearment or show of affection.
Early Origins of the Gooold family
The surname Gooold was first found in Suffolk
where they held a family seat
from early times.
Early History of the Gooold family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gooold research.Another 267 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1193, 1312, 1500, 1593, 1676, 1659, 1676, 1619, 1675 and are included under the topic Early Gooold History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Gooold Spelling Variations
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. Gooold has been spelled many different ways, including Gould, Goold, Gold, Gilder and others.
Early Notables of the Gooold family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gooold family to Ireland
Some of the Gooold family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 141 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gooold family to the New World and Oceana
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 Gooolds to arrive in North America: Nathaniell Gould, who settled in Virginia in 1620; Ann Gould, who settled in Maryland in 1651; Jeremiah Gould, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1637; Mary Gould, who arrived in Boston in 1640.