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Gosnell Family History

Gosnell Name Meaning
Irish: from an Irish adaptation (Góiséir) of English Hosier, the name of a family in Munster in the late 16th century. KaM, UK 105.

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

283,143 Historical Documents with Gosnell on Ancestry.com
40,224 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,212 Military Records
1,179 Immigration Records
28,668 Census and Voter Lists
206,860 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gosnell Families

  • Number of Gosnell families
     80 - 157
     27 - 79
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gosnell families
     49 - 96
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gosnell families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gosnell Family Origin

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Gosnell Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gosnell

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Gosnell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Gosnell Civil War Service Records

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