Gosdin Family History

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Gosdin Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of the English habitational name Gosden, from a lost place in Slaugham, Sussex, so named from Old English gos ‘goose’ + denn ‘woodland pasture’.

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

Similar surnames: Gordon, Gosling, Goodin, Goddin, Bodin, Gollin, Golding, Gosda

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Gosdin Family Origin

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Gosdin Family Occupations

What did your Gosdin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gosdin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Gosdin's were Farmers. Farmer and Cattle Raiser were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gosdin.

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  • Farmer

  • Cattle Raiser


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

Gosdin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gosdin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gosdin 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 46 immigration records available for the last name Gosdin. 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 528 military records available for the last name Gosdin. For the veterans among your Gosdin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gosdin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gosdin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gosdin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Gosdin in 1962 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gosdin 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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