Gertsch Family History

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Gertsch Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with ger, ‘spear’, ‘lance’.

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


Similar surnames: Gentsch, Bertsch, Betsch, Bartsch, Gotsch, Lentsch, Gerich, Gesch

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Gertsch Family Origin

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Gertsch Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Shoe Maker

    33%
  • Works At Salt Work

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gertsch family was Works At Salt Work. The most common Gertsch occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Gertsch's were Butchers. Butcher and Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gertsch.

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Gertsch Historical Records

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Gertsch Life Expectancy

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