Goettsch Family History

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Goettsch Name Meaning

German (Göttsch): variant spelling of Goetsch.

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

Similar surnames: Gottsch, Goettsche, Goetsch, Foertsch, Goettl, Doetsch, Gotch, Botsch

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Goettsch Family Origin

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Goettsch Family Occupations

What did your Goettsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goettsch occupation in the USA was Boiler Maker. 33% of Goettsch's were Boiler Makers. Boiler Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goettsch. A less common occupation for the Goettsch family was Placer Miner.

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  • Boiler Maker

  • Farmer

  • Placer Miner


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

Goettsch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goettsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Goettsch lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Goettsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goettsch in 1962 was 79, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goettsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goettsch 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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