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Getchell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Irish Gatchell. Altered spelling of South German Götschel, Goetschel, from a short form of Gottfried or Gottschalk.

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

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Getchell Family Origin

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Getchell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Getchell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Getchell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Getchell. A less common occupation for the Getchell family was Laborer.

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Getchell Life Expectancy

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