Goossen Family History

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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

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Goossen Family Origin

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Goossen Family Occupations

What did your Goossen ancestors do for a living?

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.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Retired Merchant

    20%

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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.

Goossen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goossen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goossen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Goossen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Goossen. For the veterans among your Goossen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goossen Life Expectancy

What is the average Goossen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Goossen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Goossen in 1959 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goossen

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.

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