Gussman Family History

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Gussman Name Meaning

German (Güssmann): from the personal name Goswin, composed of the elements goss ‘Gaut’ (name of a tribe) + wine ‘friend’. Altered spelling of Spanish Guzmán (see Guzman).

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

Similar surnames: Gusman, Gossman, Russman, Sussman, Ossman, Gurman, Hessman, Mussman

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Gussman Family Origin

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Gussman Family Occupations

What did your Gussman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gussman family was At Home. The most common Gussman occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 13% of Gussman's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Cigar Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gussman.

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  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker

  • Farmer

  • At Home


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

Gussman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gussman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gussman 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 798 immigration records available for the last name Gussman. 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 431 military records available for the last name Gussman. For the veterans among your Gussman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gussman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gussman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gussman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gussman in 1950 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gussman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gussman 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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