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

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  • Accountant

    11%
  • Bootmaker

    11%
  • F.R.S.Author

    11%
  • Florist

    11%

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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Gosse Historical Records

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Gosse Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gosse

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