Gensch Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Gensch Name Meaning

Eastern German: from the personal name Gensch, a short form of the Sorbian form of John.

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


Similar surnames: Gentsch, Lensch, Gunsch, Rensch, Hensch, Mensch, Gosch, Pesch, Heesch

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Gensch Family Origin

Where is the Gensch family from?

Gensch Family Occupations

What did your Gensch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor and Butcher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gensch. A less common occupation for the Gensch family was Machinist. The most common Gensch occupation in the USA was Tailor. 50% of Gensch's were Tailors.

View Census data for Gensch | Data not to scale

  • Tailor

    50%
  • Butcher

    25%
  • Machinist

    25%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Gensch Historical Records

What Gensch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gensch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gensch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Gensch

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gensch. 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.

View all Gensch immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gensch. For the veterans among your Gensch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Gensch military records

You've only scratched the surface of Gensch family history.

Gensch Life Expectancy

What is the average Gensch lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gensch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gensch in 1962 was 78, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gensch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gensch 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.

Famous Gensch Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name