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Gertsch Family History

Gertsch Name Meaning
Swiss German: from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with ger, ‘spear’, ‘lance’.

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

13,673 Historical Documents with Gertsch on Ancestry.com
2,715 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
294 Military Records
656 Immigration Records
1,772 Census and Voter Lists
8,236 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gertsch Families

  • Number of Gertsch families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gertsch families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gertsch last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gertsch census records

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Gertsch Family Origin

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Gertsch Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gertsch

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Gertsch Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gertsch census records

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Gertsch Civil War Service Records

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