Gosney Family History
Gosney Name Meaning
English: from Middle English gos(se) ‘goose’ + ei ‘island’ (Old English gōs + ēg). The name may be topographic denoting someone who lived ‘(at the) goose island’ or more probably habitational for someone from a lost or as yet unidentified place so named. The name is found mainly in Yorkshire.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press