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10/15/2023, 1:30 PM Felie
11/21/2016, 7:53 PM anonymous

Name Gosling
Type Surname
Usage English
Edit Status Status2a. listed usages are verified

Meaning & History

1. variant of Joslin - see Jocelyn, Jocelyn.
2. English nickname from Middle English gosling "young goose" (from Old English gos + the Germanic suffix -ling, partly in imitation of Old Norse gæslingr from gás).
3. German, from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with got "god" or god "good"
Added 11/21/2016 by anonymous