Gosse Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin), French, and North German: from the Old French personal name Gosse, representing the Germanic personal name Gozzo, a short form of the various compound names beginning god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’.

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


Similar surnames: Goss, Fosse, Gose, Bosse, Goossen, Cosse, Goede, Gorse, Gosha, Gore

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Gosse Family Origin

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Gosse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Journalist

    7%

In 1880, the most common Gosse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Gosse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gosse family was Journalist. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gosse.

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Gosse Historical Records

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Gosse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Gosse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gosse in 1959 was 48, and 47 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gosse

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