Gertsch Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Gentsch, Bertsch, Betsch, Bartsch, Gotsch, Lentsch, Gerich, Gesch

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Gertsch Family Origin

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Gertsch Family Occupations

What did your Gertsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher and Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gertsch. The most common Gertsch occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Gertsch's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Gertsch family was Works At Salt Work.

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Shoe Maker

    33%
  • Works At Salt Work

    33%

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

Gertsch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gertsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gertsch 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gertsch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gertsch. For the veterans among your Gertsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gertsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Gertsch lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gertsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gertsch in 1944 was 43, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gertsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gertsch 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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