Goshen Family History

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Goshen Name Meaning

Jewish (Israeli): unexplained. Americanized spelling of the North German family name Göschen, a patronymic from a short form of the personal name Gottschalk.

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


Similar surnames: Osen, Goossen, Rosen, Gosney, Bossen, Kosten, Oshel, Loschen, Goshert

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Goshen Family Origin

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Goshen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Goshen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Goshen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goshen family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goshen.

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Goshen Historical Records

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Goshen Life Expectancy

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