Goerlich Family History

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Goerlich Name Meaning

East German (Görlich): variant of Gerlach.

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


Similar surnames: Gerlich, Gerlach, Gerich, Perlich, Froelich, Oelrich, Gersch, Bollich

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Goerlich Family Origin

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Goerlich Family Occupations

What did your Goerlich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goerlich occupation in the USA was Cooper. 22% of Goerlich's were Coopers. Cooper, Book Keeper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goerlich. A less common occupation for the Goerlich family was Farmer & Doctor.

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  • Cooper

    22%
  • Book Keeper

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Farmer & Doctor

    11%

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

Goerlich Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goerlich Life Expectancy

What is the average Goerlich lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Goerlich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Goerlich in 1955 was 49, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goerlich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goerlich 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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