Gossmann Family History

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Gossmann Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Rossmann, Kossmann, Mossman, Rosemann, Wissmann, Tessmann, Ossman

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Gossmann Family Origin

Where is the Gossmann family from?

Gossmann Family Occupations

What did your Gossmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gossmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Gossmann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gossmann family was Laborer R.R. Track. Farmer, At Home and County Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gossmann.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • County Clerk

  • Laborer R.R. Track


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

Gossmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gossmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gossmann 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 Gossmann

Passenger List

There are 856 immigration records available for the last name Gossmann. 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 Gossmann. For the veterans among your Gossmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gossmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Gossmann lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gossmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gossmann in 1953 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gossmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gossmann 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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