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Gosse Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin), French, and North German: from the Old French personal name Gosse, representing the Germanic personal name Gozzo, a short form of the various compound names beginning god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’.

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


Similar surnames: Goss, Fosse, Gose, Bosse, Goossen, Cosse, Goede, Gorse, Gosha, Gore

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Gosse Family Origin

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Gosse Family Occupations

What did your Gosse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gosse family was Florist. Accountant, Bootmaker and F.R.S.Author were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gosse. The most common Gosse occupation in the UK was Accountant. 11% of Gosse's were Accountants.

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  • Accountant

    11%
  • Bootmaker

    11%
  • F.R.S.Author

    11%
  • Florist

    11%

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

Gosse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gosse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gosse 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 Gosse. 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 Gosse. For the veterans among your Gosse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gosse Life Expectancy

What is the average Gosse lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gosse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gosse in 1959 was 48, and 47 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gosse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gosse 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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