Goeckel Family History

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Goeckel Name Meaning

South German: variant of Gockel 2.

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


Similar surnames: Gockel, Broeckel, Roecker, Moeckel, Joeckel, Goettl, Boeck, Seckel

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Goeckel Family Origin

Where is the Goeckel family from?

Goeckel Family Occupations

What did your Goeckel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Milk Dealer and Hotel Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goeckel. A less common occupation for the Goeckel family was Merchant Tailor. The most common Goeckel occupation in the USA was Milk Dealer. 50% of Goeckel's were Milk Dealers.

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  • Milk Dealer

    50%
  • Hotel Keeper

    25%
  • Merchant Tailor

    25%

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

Goeckel Historical Records

What Goeckel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Goeckel Life Expectancy

What is the average Goeckel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Goeckel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Goeckel in 1963 was 83, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goeckel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goeckel 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.

Famous Goeckel Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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