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Gasch Family History

Gasch Name Meaning

German: probably from a shortened pet form of the personal name Gottfried or (in eastern Germany) Gottschalk. Alternatively of Slavic origin (see 3 below). South German: from a personal name based on Latin Castulus meaning ‘chaste the pure one’. Germanized form of Polish Gasz and Sorbian Gaš: from a pet form of the personal name Gaweł (see Gawel ). Compare Gash . Catalan: ethnic name from gasc ‘Basque’. This surname is also found in southern France.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pasch, Asch, Gosch, Gach, Gasca, Gash, March, Rasch, Tasch, Dasch

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Where is the Gasch family from?

You can see how Gasch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gasch family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gasch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Gasch families living in Wisconsin. This was about 27% of all the recorded Gasch's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Gasch families in 1880.
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What did your Gasch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gasch. 33% of Gasch men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Gasch women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gasch were Clerk and Office Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Plumber
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Inspector
  • Teacher
  • Office Secretary
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gasch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gasch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 882 immigration records available for the last name Gasch. 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 Cards

There are 768 military records available for the last name Gasch. For the veterans among your Gasch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gasch lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Gasch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Gasch in 1965 was 57, and 68 in 2004.

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