How Did the Gooseberry Get Its Name and Where Does the Word Gooseberry Come From?

Sorry, but nothing has ever been found which would indicate that anyone anywhere ever thought geese were at all eager for these berries, or were even averse to them.

how did the gooseberry get its name

They’re just not interested in the gooseberry.

In fact, no reason for associating the bird with the plant or berry has been discovered.