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Gossett Family History

Gossett Name Meaning
English and French: from a pet form of Gosse.

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

288,108 Historical Documents with Gossett on Ancestry.com
55,154 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,568 Military Records
1,045 Immigration Records
30,840 Census and Voter Lists
192,501 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gossett Families

  • Number of Gossett families
     55 - 107
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gossett families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gossett last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gossett census records

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Gossett Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gossett families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Gossett Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gossett families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gossett

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gossett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gossett census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gossett ancestors, such as occupation.

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Gossett Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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