When Charles Lloyd Goad was born on 25 September 1899, in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States, his father, William Franklin Goad, was 31 and his mother, Martha Virginia Murray, was 27. He married Pearl Lorriane Bledsoe on 12 February 1923, in Bernie, Stoddard, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 4 June 1957, in Dexter, Stoddard, Missouri, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Stoddard, Missouri, United States.
Probably an Americanized form of German Gohde or Godde, variants of Gott 1.
English: perhaps from the Middle English personal name Gode, see Good .
English: metonymic occupational name for a cattle driver, from Middle English go(u)de ‘goad for driving oxen, spike’ (Old English gād); compare Gadd .