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Gosling Name Meaning

English: variant of Joslin. English: nickname from Middle English gosling ‘young goose’ (from Old English gos + the Germanic suffix -ling, partly in imitation of Old Norse gæslingr from gás). German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with god, got ‘god’ or god ‘good’.

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


Similar surnames: Goslin, Godding, Golding, Colling, Joslin, Rolling, Rosing, Gosdin

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Gosling Family Origin

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Gosling Family Occupations

What did your Gosling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Machinist and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gosling. A less common occupation for the Gosling family was Banker. The most common Gosling occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Gosling's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Machinist

    14%
  • School

    14%
  • Banker

    7%

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Gosling Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gosling ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Gosling Life Expectancy

What is the average Gosling lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Gosling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gosling in 1952 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

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