Goertzen Family History

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Goertzen Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Göretz, a reduced form of Gerhards (see Gerhardt), or a variant of Goertz.

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


Similar surnames: Gerten, Goedken, Goetze, Goertz, Girten, Goergen, Goeres, Gerken

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Goertzen Family Origin

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Goertzen Family Occupations

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

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Goertzen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goertzen Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Goertzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Goertzen in 1962 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

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Famous Goertzen Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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