Gosling Family History

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Gosling Name Meaning

English: variant of Joslin. English: nickname from Middle English gosling ‘young goose’ (from Old English gos + the Germanic suffix -ling, partly in imitation of Old Norse gæslingr from gás). German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with god, got ‘god’ or god ‘good’.

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


Similar surnames: Goslin, Godding, Golding, Colling, Joslin, Rolling, Rosing, Gosdin

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Gosling Family Origin

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Gosling Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    1%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gosling family was Carpenter. The most common Gosling occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Gosling's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gosling.

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Gosling Historical Records

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Gosling Life Expectancy

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