Goswick Family History

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Goswick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Goswick in Northumberland, so named from Old English gos ‘goose’ + wic ‘outlying farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Howick, Beswick, Cowick, Elswick, Fenwick, Fosdick, Barwick, Warwick

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Goswick Family Origin

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Goswick Family Occupations

What did your Goswick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goswick. A less common occupation for the Goswick family was Farming. The most common Goswick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Goswick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Coal Miner

  • Farming


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

Goswick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goswick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goswick 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 75 immigration records available for the last name Goswick. 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 788 military records available for the last name Goswick. For the veterans among your Goswick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goswick Life Expectancy

What is the average Goswick lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Goswick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Goswick in 1951 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goswick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goswick 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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