Goettel Family History

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Goettel Name Meaning

South German (Göttel): from a pet form of Gottfried, or any of the other personal names formed with Got(t)-.

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

Similar surnames: Goetter, Oertel, Ettel, Oetzel, Gettel, Goebel, Goette, Goethe

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Goettel Family Origin

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Goettel Family Occupations

What did your Goettel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Tailor and Brass Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goettel. The most common Goettel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 18% of Goettel's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Goettel family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Carpenter

  • Tailor

  • Brass Finisher

  • Clerk In Store


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

Goettel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goettel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goettel 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 592 immigration records available for the last name Goettel. 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 471 military records available for the last name Goettel. For the veterans among your Goettel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goettel Life Expectancy

What is the average Goettel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Goettel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Goettel in 1959 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goettel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goettel 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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