Gauch Family History

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Gauch Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: nickname for a fool, from Middle High German gouch ‘cuckoo’, ‘madman’.

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

Similar surnames: Mauch, Gauck, Jauch, Rauch, Auch, Gach, Bauch, Masch, Rausch, Kach

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Gauch Family Origin

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Gauch Family Occupations

What did your Gauch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gauch. The most common Gauch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Gauch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gauch family was Dealer In Live Stock.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Barber

  • Dealer In Live Stock


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

Gauch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gauch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gauch 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 540 immigration records available for the last name Gauch. 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 896 military records available for the last name Gauch. For the veterans among your Gauch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gauch Life Expectancy

What is the average Gauch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gauch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gauch in 1957 was 63, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gauch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gauch 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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