Gosch Family History

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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

What did your Gosch ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bread Bakery Foreman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gosch. 12% of Gosch men worked as a Bread Bakery Foreman and 50% of Gosch women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gosch were Dock Labourer P P A and Kitchenmaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bread Bakery Foreman
    12%
  • Bus Driver (long Distant)
    12%
  • Colliery Surface Worker Retired
    12%
  • Dock Labourer P P A
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Boot shoe Machinist
    9%
  • Housekeeper Secretary Works
    9%
  • Kitchenmaid
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gosch Historical Records

What Gosch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Gosch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gosch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gosch. 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 Gosch. For the veterans among your Gosch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gosch Life Expectancy

What is the average Gosch lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gosch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gosch 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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