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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Goodrich

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A village in Herefordshire, England.
  3. A village/town in Michigan.
  4. A city in North Dakota.
  5. A city/town in Texas.
  6. A town in Wisconsin.

Notable Persons Named Goodrich

Notable Persons With the Last Name Goodrich

Marcus A. Goodrich was a screenwriter and novelist. Marcus was born on November 28th, 1897 in San Antonio. He left this life on October 20th, 1991.


Sandie Shaw is a singer, psychotherapist, and psychotherapy. She was most active from 1964 to 2013. Sandie was given the name Sandra Ann Goodrich on February 26th, 1947 in Dagenham. Sandie is also known as Goodrich and Sandra Ann.


Gail Goodrich is a basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, and Utah Jazz. He was most active from 1965 to 1979. Gail was born on April 23rd, 1943 in Los Angeles.


Dwayne Goodrich is a football player. He was most prominent from 2000 to 2002. Dwayne was born on May 29th, 1978 in Oak Lawn, Illinois.


Angel Goodrich is a basketball player for the Seattle Storm, Chevakata Vologda, and Tulsa Shock in the Women's National Basketball Association. She was most active from 2013 to present. Angel was born on February 24th, 1990 in Glendale, Arizona.


Samuel Griswold Goodrich was a Member of the, Massachusetts State Senate, Massachusetts House of Representatives, and Massachusetts Senate. Samuel was born on August 19th, 1793 in Ridgefield, Connecticut. He passed away on May 9th, 1860.


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Popularity of Goodrich as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Goodrich U.S.
  White 89.51% 64.26%
  African American 4.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.88% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Goodrich

People with the last name Goodrich are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Goodrich

  • How Popular is the name Goodrich? As a last name Goodrich was the 1,838th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Goodrich first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Goodrich is Thursday, October 23rd, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Goodrich? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Goodrich. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Goodrich: Your name in reverse order is Hcirdoog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rgoodich. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Goodrich? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 19,487 people with the last name Goodrich.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Goodrich? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Goodrich as their last name.

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