Gosch Family History

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Gosch Name Meaning

North German: from a reduced form of the personal name Godschalk, Low German form of Gottschalk. German: nickname from Sorbian goch ‘chap’, ‘fellow’.

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


Similar surnames: Hosch, Posch, Gasch, Grosch, Losch, Goch, Gotsch, Bosch, Kosch, Gesch

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Gosch Family Origin

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Gosch Family Occupations

What did your Gosch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Stock Raiser and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gosch. A less common occupation for the Gosch family was Blacksmith. The most common Gosch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gosch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Stock Raiser

    7%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Gosch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gosch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gosch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gosch

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gosch. 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 Gosch. For the veterans among your Gosch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gosch Life Expectancy

What is the average Gosch lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gosch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Gosch in 1962 was 68, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gosch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gosch 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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