Goetsch Family History

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Goetsch Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (Götsch): from a pet form of Gottfried or Gottschalk.

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

Similar surnames: Gotsch, Gesch, Gottsch, Gosch, Roesch, Boesch, Letsch, Petsch, Fetsch

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Goetsch Family Origin

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Goetsch Family Occupations

What did your Goetsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goetsch family was Dry Goods Merchant. The most common Goetsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Goetsch's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goetsch.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Carpenter

  • Dry Goods Merchant


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

Goetsch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Goetsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goetsch 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 780 immigration records available for the last name Goetsch. 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 Goetsch. For the veterans among your Goetsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goetsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Goetsch lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Goetsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Goetsch in 1956 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goetsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goetsch 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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