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Goswami Family History

Goswami Name Meaning
Indian (northern states): Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit gosvami ‘lord’, ‘religious mendicant’, from Sanskrit go, a word with many meanings, including ‘earth’ and ‘cow’, + svami ‘lord’ (see Swamy).

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

867 Historical Documents with Goswami on Ancestry.ca
565 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1 Military Records
111 Immigration Records
55 Census and Voter Lists
135 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Goswami Families

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Goswami census records

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