Gossett Family History

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Gossett Name Meaning

English and French: from a pet form of Gosse.

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

Similar surnames: Dossett, Massett, Gosse, Fossett, Rosett, Robnett, Russett, Bissett

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Gossett Family Origin

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Gossett Family Occupations

What did your Gossett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Kitchen Porter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gossett. 8% of Gossett men worked as a Kitchen Porter and 43% of Gossett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gossett were At Present In School and Charwoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Kitchen Porter
  • Amusement Manager
  • Assistant Salesman Distribu
  • At Present In School

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Charwoman

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

Gossett Historical Records

What Gossett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Gossett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gossett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gossett. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Gossett. For the veterans among your Gossett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gossett Life Expectancy

What is the average Gossett lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gossett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gossett in 1943 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gossett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gossett 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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