Gitchell Family History

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Gitchell Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gitchel.

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

Similar surnames: Getchell, Gitchel, Witchey, Kittell, Gatchell, Cutchall, Bickell

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Gitchell Family Origin

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Gitchell Family Occupations

What did your Gitchell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gitchell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Gitchell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gitchell family was Groceryman. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gitchell.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith

  • Groceryman


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

Gitchell Historical Records

What Gitchell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gitchell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gitchell 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 189 immigration records available for the last name Gitchell. 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 562 military records available for the last name Gitchell. For the veterans among your Gitchell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gitchell Life Expectancy

What is the average Gitchell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gitchell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gitchell in 1962 was 77, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gitchell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gitchell 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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