Experts believe the last name Goodson dates back to around the ninth century. Goodson is a early Anglo-Saxon occupational name. First documented evidence of the surname dates to the county of Kent in 1271. The word Goodson is thought to have come from a Middle Ages term. In the fifteenth century a large group of settlers known as Goodson's migrated to America.
Goodson is currently at number 1679 of the UK's most popular surnames. In the UK alone there are 87475 people with the surname Goodson. In 1896 a man named James Goodson was sent to prison for attacking another man.
Traits of the Goodson family
The Goodson family are highly regarded for their kind personalities. The generations of Goodsons are often held in close proximity to Mercury a planet linked with charismatic, egocentric and complex. 110
Some of the more famous Goodson's include: