Gossen Family History

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Gossen Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Goossen.

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


Similar surnames: Goosen, Rossen, Posen, Goossen, Fossen, Gosson, Gosser, Grossen

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Gossen Family Origin

Where is the Gossen family from?

Gossen Family Occupations

What did your Gossen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gossen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Gossen's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gossen. A less common occupation for the Gossen family was Dry Goods & Groceries Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Dry Goods & Groceries Merchant

    13%

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

Gossen Historical Records

What Gossen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gossen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gossen 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 Gossen

Passenger List

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

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Gossen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gossen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gossen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Gossen in 1962 was 72, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gossen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gossen 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.

Famous Gossen Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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