Gossom Family History

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Gossom Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Gosson.

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


Similar surnames: Bossom, Gosson, Golson, Russom, Bosso, Mossop, Goss, Sissom, Folsom

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Gossom Family Origin

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Gossom Family Occupations

What did your Gossom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gossom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Gossom's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Britamma Fac were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gossom. A less common occupation for the Gossom family was Carpenter.

View Census data for Gossom | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Britamma Fac

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Gossom Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gossom Life Expectancy

What is the average Gossom lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gossom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gossom in 1956 was 32, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gossom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gossom 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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