Goos Family History

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Goos Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a breeder or keeper of geese, from Middle Low German gos ‘goose’. South German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on Gote ‘Goth’ or got ‘god’.

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


Similar surnames: Roos, Good, Goes, Goss, Loos, Glos, Boos, Hoos, Voos, Moos

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Goos Family Origin

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Goos Family Occupations

What did your Goos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Goos's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goos. A less common occupation for the Goos family was Hotel Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Baker

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Hotel Keeper

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Goos ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Goos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goos 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 Goos. 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 Goos. For the veterans among your Goos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goos Life Expectancy

What is the average Goos lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Goos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Goos in 1953 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goos

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goos ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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