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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gossman

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Alt. Meaning

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gossman

Lionel was born in 1929.


His career lasted from 1975 to 2006. Francis was born on April 1st, 1930 in Baltimore. He died on August 12th, 2013.




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Popularity of Gossman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gossman U.S.
  White 93.96% 64.26%
  African American 0.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.38% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gossman

People with the last name Gossman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gossman

  • How Popular is the name Gossman? As a last name Gossman was the 13,926th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Gossman? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Gossman was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Gossman: Your name in reverse order is Namssog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Maosgsn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gossman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,168 people with the last name Gossman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gossman? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gossman as their last name since less than 1 person in 137k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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