Gotsch Family History

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Gotsch Name Meaning

German (Götsch): from a short form of the personal name Gottfried or Gottschalk.

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

Similar surnames: Gosch, Goetsch, Botsch, Gasch, Metsch, Gunsch, Boesch, Gentsch

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Gotsch Family Origin

Where is the Gotsch family from?

Gotsch Family Occupations

What did your Gotsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gotsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Gotsch's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gotsch. A less common occupation for the Gotsch family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Printer

  • Clerk In Store


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

Gotsch Historical Records

What Gotsch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gotsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gotsch 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 666 immigration records available for the last name Gotsch. 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 Gotsch. For the veterans among your Gotsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gotsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Gotsch lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gotsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gotsch in 1962 was 80, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gotsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gotsch 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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