Gotch Family History

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Gotch Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Gooch. Americanized spelling of German Götsch (see Gotsch).

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

Similar surnames: Gatch, Gooch, Notch, Petch, Goth, Fouch, Gotsch, Fetch, Gotts, Kutch

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Gotch Family Origin

Where is the Gotch family from?

Gotch Family Occupations

What did your Gotch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gotch occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Gotch's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House and Labors On Farm were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gotch. A less common occupation for the Gotch family was Teaching School.

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  • Keeping House

  • Labors On Farm

  • Teaching School


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

Gotch Historical Records

What Gotch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gotch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gotch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gotch. 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 783 military records available for the last name Gotch. For the veterans among your Gotch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gotch Life Expectancy

What is the average Gotch lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gotch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Gotch in 1962 was 65, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gotch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gotch 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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