Gartzke Family History

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Gartzke Name Meaning

Eastern German (of Slavic origin): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Gatzke, Garske, Garthe, Matzke, Goetzke, Gartz, Gurske, Patzke

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Gartzke Family Origin

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Gartzke Family Occupations

What did your Gartzke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gartzke family was Keeping House. The most common Gartzke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gartzke's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gartzke.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gartzke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gartzke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gartzke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gartzke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 138 immigration records available for the last name Gartzke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 490 military records available for the last name Gartzke. For the veterans among your Gartzke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gartzke Life Expectancy

What is the average Gartzke lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gartzke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gartzke in 1957 was 45, and 93 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gartzke ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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