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Gosling Family History

Gosling Name Meaning
English: variant of Joslin.English: nickname from Middle English gosling ‘young goose’ (from Old English gos + the Germanic suffix -ling, partly in imitation of Old Norse gæslingr from gás).German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with god, got ‘god’ or god ‘good’.

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

355,730 Historical Documents with Gosling on Ancestry.com
121,610 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,720 Military Records
8,338 Immigration Records
90,264 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gosling Families

  • Number of Gosling families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gosling families
     441 - 879
     148 - 440
     1 - 147
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gosling families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gosling Family Origin

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Gosling Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gosling

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Gosling Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gosling census records

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Gosling Civil War Service Records

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