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Goosman Name Meaning

North German (Goosmann): occupational name for a breeder or keeper of geese (see Goos). German (Goosmann): variant of Gossmann (see Gossman).

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


Similar surnames: Gosman, Rosman, Gossman, Moosman, Gorman, Coopman, Mossman, Gohman

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Goosman Family Origin

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Goosman Family Occupations

What did your Goosman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goosman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Goosman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goosman family was Breaks Horses. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goosman.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Breaks Horses

    6%

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

Goosman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goosman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goosman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Goosman. 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 Goosman. For the veterans among your Goosman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goosman Life Expectancy

What is the average Goosman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2003, in the United States, Goosman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Goosman in 1945 was 42, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goosman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goosman 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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