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Gossman Early Origins



The surname Gossman was first found in Austria, where the name Gussmann came from humble beginnings in early times but later gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the area's medieval society. Eventually the family achieved prominence by forming a number of branches and acquiring distant estates, thereby elevating their social status.

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Gossman Spelling Variations


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Gossman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gutzmann, Gutzmar, Gutzmer, Gussman, Gusmann, Guzmann, Guzman, Gusman, Gussman, Guessmann, Gossmann, Goessmann, Guessman, Gosman, Goesman, Guetzmann, Gotzmann, Goetzmann, Guetzman, Gotzman, Goetzman and many more.

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Gossman Early History


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Gossman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gossman research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the year 1788 is included under the topic Early Gossman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gossman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gossman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gossman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gossman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Gossman, who came to New York, NY in 1782
  • Adam Gossman, who landed in New York, NY in 1782

Gossman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Peter Gossman, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Thomas Gossman, aged 66, who landed in America from London, England, in 1912
  • Oscher Gossman, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States from Rowno, Russia, in 1913
  • Diobe Gossman, aged 25, who landed in America from Arman, Russia, in 1914
  • Amalia Gossman, aged 67, who emigrated to America from Oranienbaum, Germany, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gossman Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Vincent Gossman, aged 35, who settled in Toronto, Canada, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gossman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gossman (post 1700)



  • Francis Joseph Gossman (1930-2013), American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop of Raleigh from 1975 to 2006
  • Lionel Gossman (b. 1929), Scottish-born, American scholar of French literature, former Professor of Romance Languages at Johns Hopkins University and Princeton University
  • Brian Gossman, Scottish international rugby union player in the 1980s, brother of Jimmy Gossman
  • James "Jimmy" Gossman, Scottish international rugby union player in the 1980s, brother of Brian Gossman

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Gossman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gossman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 21 July 2016 at 10:02.

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