Goshorn Family History

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Goshorn Name Meaning

Probably a variant of South German Ganshorn, presumably a topographic name, in which the suffix -horn denotes a promontory or horn of land; Low German gos ‘goose’ corresponds with standard Gans.

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


Similar surnames: Horn, Uhlhorn, Gosdin, Schorn, Posson, Roshon, Mosher, Shorb, Goshen

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Goshorn Family Origin

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Goshorn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Mail Carrier

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goshorn. A less common occupation for the Goshorn family was Mail Carrier. The most common Goshorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Goshorn's were Farmers.

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Goshorn Historical Records

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Goshorn Life Expectancy

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