Goos Family History

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Goos Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a breeder or keeper of geese, from Middle Low German gos ‘goose’. South German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on Gote ‘Goth’ or got ‘god’.

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

Similar surnames: Roos, Good, Goes, Goss, Loos, Glos, Boos, Hoos, Voos, Moos

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Goos Family Origin

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Goos Family Occupations

What did your Goos ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Goos. 60% of Goos men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Minister

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Goos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Goos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goos census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Goos. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Goos. For the veterans among your Goos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goos Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Goos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Goos in 1953 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

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