Gossett Family History

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Gossett Name Meaning

English and French: from a pet form of Gosse.

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


Similar surnames: Dossett, Massett, Gosse, Fossett, Rosett, Robnett, Russett, Bissett

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Gossett Family Origin

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Gossett Family Occupations

What did your Gossett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gossett occupation in Canada was Embroiderer & Berlen Wool. 100% of Gossett's were Embroiderer & Berlen Wools.

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  • Embroiderer & Berlen Wool

    100%

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

Gossett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gossett Life Expectancy

What is the average Gossett lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gossett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gossett in 1943 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gossett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gossett 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.

Famous Gossett Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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