Gesch Name Meaning

North German: from Gesch, a metronymic from a pet form of Gertrud, the first syllable deriving from Old High German ger, gar ‘spear’.

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

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Gesch Family Origin

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Gesch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Porter In Off.

    25%

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gesch. A less common occupation for the Gesch family was Porter In Off.. The most common Gesch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gesch's were Farmers.

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Gesch Historical Records

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Gesch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Gesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gesch in 1963 was 70, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gesch

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