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Goswami Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit gosvami ‘lord’, ‘religious mendicant’, from Sanskrit go, a word with many meanings, including ‘earth’ and ‘cow’, + svami ‘lord’ (see Swamy).

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


Similar surnames: Swamy, Wali, Joshi, Sami, Vaswani, Tiwari, Oswald, Iwai, Osaki

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Goswami Family Origin

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Goswami Family Occupations

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Goswami Historical Records

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There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goswami. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goswami 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 Goswami. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Goswami. For the veterans among your Goswami ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goswami Life Expectancy

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Between 1972 and 2004, in the United States, Goswami life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Goswami in 1972 was 86, and 77 in 2004.

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