Gosch Name Meaning

North German: from a reduced form of the personal name Godschalk, Low German form of Gottschalk. German: nickname from Sorbian goch ‘chap’, ‘fellow’.

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


Similar surnames: Hosch, Posch, Gasch, Grosch, Losch, Goch, Gotsch, Bosch, Kosch, Gesch

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Gosch Family Origin

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Gosch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Stock Raiser

    7%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Gosch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gosch's were Farmers. Farmer, Stock Raiser and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gosch. A less common occupation for the Gosch family was Blacksmith.

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Gosch Historical Records

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Gosch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Gosch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Gosch in 1962 was 68, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gosch

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