Goessling Family History

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Goessling Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Gösling, from the personal name Gozzelin, or from a pet form of Gozzo, a short form of Gozzelin. Alternatively, it may be from a short form of the personal names Goswin, Gossold, or Gotfrid (see Gottfried), which belong to the southwestern part of the country.

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


Similar surnames: Gosling, Toensing, Goslin, Gerling, Goodling, Giesing, Blessing

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Goessling Family Origin

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Goessling Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

In 1880, the most common Goessling occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Goessling's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Goessling family was Farmer. Blacksmith, Carpenter and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goessling.

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Goessling Historical Records

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Goessling Life Expectancy

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