Last name: GOODALL

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GOODALL : This last name is indexed 85,598 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GOODALL : English (mainly Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire):: 1: metonymic occupational name from Middle English god(e) ‘good’ + ale ‘ale’; perhaps denoting an innkeeper or tan ale taster. An ale taster was a manorial or borough court official appointed to regulate the quality of ale sold by inns and alewives especially with the duty of preventing the sale of sour or watered-down ale.2: alternatively it may be a habitational name from Gowdall near Snaith in Yorkshire. This place was named in Old English with golde ‘marigold’ + halh ‘nook recess’.

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