Goossen Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Goossen Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Gozzo, a short form of the various compound names with god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’.

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


Similar surnames: Gosse, Grossen, Goshen, Bossen, Goosen, Goodson, Goossens, Goos

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Goossen Family Origin

Where is the Goossen family from?

SHOW MORE

Goossen Family Occupations

What did your Goossen ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Goossen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    60%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Retired Merchant

    20%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goossen family was Retired Merchant. The most common Goossen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Goossen's were Farmers. Farmer and Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goossen.

Source: Census data for Goossen | Data not to scale

Goossen Historical Records

What Goossen family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Goossen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Goossen

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Goossen Life Expectancy

What is the average Goossen lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goossen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Goossen Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Look up another name