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Gosman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish goz ‘hare’ + man ‘man’. Variant spelling of German Gossmann (see Gossman).

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


Similar surnames: Gusman, Rosman, Osman, Kosman, Goman, Gossman, Gohman, Goeman, Gofman

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Gosman Family Origin

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Gosman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Sawmiller

    8%

In 1881, the most common Gosman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Gosman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gosman. A less common occupation for the Gosman family was Sawmiller.

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Gosman Historical Records

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Gosman Life Expectancy

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Famous Gosman Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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