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Gosdin Family History

Gosdin Name Meaning
Possibly a variant spelling of the English habitational name Gosden, from a lost place in Slaugham, Sussex, so named from Old English gos ‘goose’ + denn ‘woodland pasture’.

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

11,060 Historical Documents with Gosdin on Ancestry.com
2,159 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
520 Military Records
33 Immigration Records
1,046 Census and Voter Lists
7,302 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gosdin Families

  • Number of Gosdin families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gosdin families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gosdin last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gosdin Family Origin

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Gosdin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gosdin

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Gosdin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gosdin census records

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Gosdin Civil War Service Records

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