Gatch Family History

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Gatch Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Götsch (see Goetsch) or Gattsche, a variant of Gade.

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

Similar surnames: Gotch, Katch, Gasch, Patch, Gach, Gath, Petch, Gooch, Partch, Gaeth

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Gatch Family Origin

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Gatch Family Occupations

What did your Gatch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gatch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Gatch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gatch family was Brickmaker. Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gatch.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Lawyer

  • Brickmaker


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Gatch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gatch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gatch 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 463 immigration records available for the last name Gatch. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 940 military records available for the last name Gatch. For the veterans among your Gatch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gatch Life Expectancy

What is the average Gatch lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gatch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gatch in 1951 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gatch 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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