Goossens Family History

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Goossens Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Goossen.

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


Similar surnames: Goossen, Goosen, Gossen, Janssens, Gresens, Grossen, Goosman, Joosten

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Goossens Family Origin

Where is the Goossens family from?

Goossens Family Occupations

What did your Goossens ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Goossens occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 50% of Goossens's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Goldsmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goossens.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Goldsmith

    50%

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

Goossens Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goossens Life Expectancy

What is the average Goossens lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Goossens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Goossens in 1963 was 68, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goossens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goossens 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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