Gottschalk Family History

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Gottschalk Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): from a medieval personal name composed of Middle High German got ‘God’ (Old High German got) + scalh ‘servant’, ‘serf’ (Old High German scalc).

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


Similar surnames: Gotthelf, Rothschild, Schalk, Gottwald, Ritschel, Gottschall, Gosch

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Gottschalk Family Origin

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Gottschalk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Lawyer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gottschalk. A less common occupation for the Gottschalk family was Lawyer. The most common Gottschalk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Gottschalk's were Farmers.

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Gottschalk Historical Records

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Gottschalk Life Expectancy

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Famous Gottschalk Family

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