Gatchell Family History

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Gatchell Name Meaning

Irish: unexplained. MacLysaght comments that this was the name of a prominent Quaker family from Waterford. Americanized form of Swiss Götschel, from a pet form of Götsch (see Goetsch).

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


Similar surnames: Getchell, Mitchell, Gitchell, Patchell, Marchello, Satchell, Gambrell

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Gatchell Family Origin

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Gatchell Family Occupations

What did your Gatchell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gatchell family was Grocer Master (Employ 2 Men & 4 Boys). Annuitant, Commercial Agent and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gatchell. The most common Gatchell occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 13% of Gatchell's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

    13%
  • Commercial Agent

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Grocer Master (Employ 2 Men & 4 Boys)

    13%

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Gatchell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gatchell Life Expectancy

What is the average Gatchell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gatchell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gatchell in 1955 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gatchell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gatchell 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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