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Goshorn Name Meaning

Probably a variant of South German Ganshorn, presumably a topographic name, in which the suffix -horn denotes a promontory or horn of land; Low German gos ‘goose’ corresponds with standard Gans.

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


Similar surnames: Horn, Uhlhorn, Gosdin, Schorn, Posson, Roshon, Mosher, Shorb, Goshen

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Goshorn Family Origin

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Goshorn Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Goshorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Goshorn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goshorn family was Mail Carrier. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goshorn.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Mail Carrier

    3%

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Goshorn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goshorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Goshorn lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Goshorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Goshorn in 1952 was 60, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goshorn 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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