Gosnell Family History

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Gosnell Name Meaning

Irish: from an Irish adaptation (Góiséir) of English Hosier, the name of a family in Munster in the late 16th century.

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


Similar surnames: Gunnell, Oswell, Gosney, Voshall, Gorrell, Cornell, Roswell, Doswell

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Gosnell Family Origin

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Gosnell Family Occupations

What did your Gosnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gosnell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 69% of Gosnell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gosnell family was Carpenter. Farmer, Painter and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gosnell.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Painter

    7%
  • Boatman

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Gosnell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gosnell Life Expectancy

What is the average Gosnell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gosnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gosnell in 1945 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gosnell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gosnell 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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