Gatzke Family History

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Gatzke Name Meaning

Eastern German: pet form from Gatz 2.

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


Similar surnames: Patzke, Matzke, Natzke, Latzke, Gartzke, Witzke, Kratzke, Gatz

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Gatzke Family Origin

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Gatzke Family Occupations

What did your Gatzke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Piano Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gatzke. A less common occupation for the Gatzke family was Tailor. The most common Gatzke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gatzke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Piano Maker

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%

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

Gatzke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gatzke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gatzke 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 Gatzke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gatzke. For the veterans among your Gatzke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gatzke Life Expectancy

What is the average Gatzke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gatzke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gatzke in 1956 was 68, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gatzke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gatzke 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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