Gos Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Kos, Bos, Ros, Los, Vos, Wos, Son, Ross, Ko, Sok

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Gos Family Origin

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Gos Family Occupations

What did your Gos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, At Home and Retired Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gos. The most common Gos occupation in the USA was At Home. 50% of Gos's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

  • Retired Farmer


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Gos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gos 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 612 immigration records available for the last name Gos. 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 Gos. For the veterans among your Gos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gos Life Expectancy

What is the average Gos lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gos in 1963 was 75, and 85 in 2004.

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