When Francis Goodman was born in 1845, in Otterham, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Goodman, was 54 and his mother, Anne Smith, was 53. He married Phoebe Jane Thorne on 9 February 1872. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.
English: from the Middle English personal name Godeman, Old English Gōdmann, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + man ‘man’.
English: status name from Middle English gode ‘good’ + man ‘man’, in part from use as a term for the master of a household. In Scotland the term denoted a landowner who held his land not directly from the crown but from a feudal vassal of the king.
English: from the Middle English personal name Gudmund, Godmund (from the Old English personal name Gūthmund, composed of the elements gūth ‘battle’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse cognate Guthmundr).