Gossard Family History

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Gossard Name Meaning

French: from the Germanic personal name Gozhard, composed of an unexplained firt element goz- + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. English (Midlands): occupational name for a keeper of geese, Middle English goseherde, from Old English gos ‘goose’ + hierde ‘herdsman’, ‘keeper’.

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


Similar surnames: Bossard, Gothard, Goddard, Guitard, Goshert, Guard, Lessard, Gourd

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Gossard Family Origin

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Gossard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gossard. A less common occupation for the Gossard family was Farming. The most common Gossard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Gossard's were Farmers.

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Gossard Historical Records

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Gossard Life Expectancy

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