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Gosman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish goz ‘hare’ + man ‘man’. Variant spelling of German Gossmann (see Gossman).

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


Similar surnames: Gusman, Rosman, Osman, Kosman, Goman, Gossman, Gohman, Goeman, Gofman

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Gosman Family Origin

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Gosman Family Occupations

What did your Gosman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gosman. A less common occupation for the Gosman family was Tailor. The most common Gosman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Gosman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Grocer

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%

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

Gosman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Gosman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gosman. 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 Gosman. For the veterans among your Gosman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gosman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gosman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gosman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gosman in 1956 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gosman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gosman 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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