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Gitchell Family History

Gitchell Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Gitchel.

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

15,657 Historical Documents with Gitchell on Ancestry.com
2,777 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
543 Military Records
161 Immigration Records
4,048 Census and Voter Lists
8,128 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gitchell Families

  • Number of Gitchell families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gitchell families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gitchell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gitchell census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Gitchell Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gitchell families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Gitchell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gitchell families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gitchell

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gitchell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gitchell census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gitchell ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Gitchell Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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