Goshert Family History

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Goshert Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Gosshart, from the Germanic personal name Gozzo (see Gosse) + hart ‘hard’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Goedert, Rothert, Govert, Hockert, Gombert, Goshen, Gobert, Boschert

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Goshert Family Origin

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Goshert Family Occupations

What did your Goshert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Wife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goshert. 11% of Goshert men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Goshert women worked as a House Wife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goshert were Clerk and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Wife
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%

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

Goshert Historical Records

What Goshert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Goshert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goshert 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Goshert. 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 275 military records available for the last name Goshert. For the veterans among your Goshert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goshert Life Expectancy

What is the average Goshert lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Goshert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Goshert in 1962 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goshert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goshert 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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