Gosha Family History

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Gosha Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Gosche, Gösche, from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with god, got ‘god’ or god ‘good’.

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

Similar surnames: Gose, Goshen, Hoshaw, Grosh, Rosa, Goda, Gosda, Busha, Losh, Gaska

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Gosha Family Origin

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Gosha Family Occupations

What did your Gosha ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gosha family was Musician. Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gosha. The most common Gosha occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Gosha's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Musician


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

Gosha Historical Records

What Gosha family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gosha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gosha 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 37 immigration records available for the last name Gosha. 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 171 military records available for the last name Gosha. For the veterans among your Gosha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gosha Life Expectancy

What is the average Gosha lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gosha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Gosha in 1963 was 82, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gosha

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gosha 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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