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Gentsch Family History

Gentsch Name Meaning
Eastern German (of Slavic origin): from a Sorbian-Saxon short form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

9,940 Historical Documents with Gentsch on Ancestry.com
4,199 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
724 Military Records
604 Immigration Records
1,945 Census and Voter Lists
2,468 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gentsch Families

  • Number of Gentsch families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gentsch families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gentsch last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gentsch Family Origin

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Gentsch Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gentsch

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Gentsch Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Gentsch Civil War Service Records

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