Gosman Family History

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Gosman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish goz ‘hare’ + man ‘man’. Variant spelling of German Gossmann (see Gossman).

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

Similar surnames: Gusman, Rosman, Osman, Kosman, Goman, Gossman, Gohman, Goeman, Gofman

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Gosman Family Origin

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Gosman Family Occupations

What did your Gosman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aircraft Tool Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gosman. 5% of Gosman men worked as an Aircraft Tool Maker and 55% of Gosman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gosman were Corporation Scavenger and Cost Maker Boys Home ( Unempolyed )

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aircraft Tool Maker
  • Chemist (manager) Pharamacist Ret
  • Corporation Motor Bus Driver
  • Corporation Scavenger

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Ball Bearing Operator
  • Blouse robe Mchinst
  • Cost Maker Boys Home ( Unempolyed )

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gosman Historical Records

What Gosman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gosman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gosman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gosman

Passenger List

There are 788 immigration records available for the last name Gosman. 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 623 military records available for the last name Gosman. For the veterans among your Gosman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gosman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gosman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gosman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gosman in 1956 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gosman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gosman 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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