Gentsch Family History

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Gentsch Name Meaning

Eastern German (of Slavic origin): from a Sorbian-Saxon short form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Jentsch, Gensch, Lentsch, Gertsch, Metsch, Genrich, Rensch, Gotsch

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Gentsch Family Origin

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Gentsch Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Paper Hanger

    17%
  • Dealer In Oils

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Gentsch occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Gentsch's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Gentsch family was Farmer. Keeping House, Paper Hanger and Dealer In Oils were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gentsch.

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Gentsch Historical Records

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Gentsch Life Expectancy

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