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Goldwasser Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream where gold was found, from Middle High German golt ‘gold’ + wazzer ‘water’, or possibly an occupational nickname for a gold panner. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Gold ‘gold’ + Wasser ‘water’.

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

Similar surnames: Wasser, Rosenwasser, Goldhammer, Goldner, Gasser, Glaser, Golder

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Goldwasser Family Origin

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Goldwasser Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Goldwasser occupation in the USA was Cap Maker. 50% of Goldwasser's were Cap Makers. Cap Maker and Cigar Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goldwasser.

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  • Cap Maker

  • Cigar Dealer


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Goldwasser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goldwasser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goldwasser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Goldwasser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Goldwasser. For the veterans among your Goldwasser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goldwasser Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Goldwasser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Goldwasser in 1952 was 55, and 88 in 2004.

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