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Goolsby Name Meaning

English: probably a reduced form of Gooldsbury, a variant of Goldsborough.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gulsby, Bowlsby, Soulsby, Woodby, Gooley, Goods, Sosby, Cooley, Holby

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Goolsby Family Origin

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Goolsby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goolsby. The most common Goolsby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Goolsby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goolsby family was Keeping House.

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Goolsby Historical Records

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Goolsby Life Expectancy

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