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10/4/2023, 9:41 PM SeaHorse15
2/13/2020, 9:01 AM Mike C
2/19/2014, 3:42 PM anonymous

Name Goos
Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. GOS(German)
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

Either a metonymic occupational name for a breeder or keeper of geese, from Middle Low German gōs and Middle Dutch goes "goose", or a short form of an Old German personal name containing Gote "Goth" or got "god", particularly Goswin or Gozewijn (a compound name with the second element wini "friend").
Added 2/19/2014 by anonymous