Geschke Family History

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Geschke Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name Gesche, a pet form of any of several personal names beginning with G-. Polish: variant of Jeschke.

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


Similar surnames: Meschke, Jeschke, Heschke, Peschke, Teschke, Reschke, Mischke

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Geschke Family Origin

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Geschke Family Occupations

What did your Geschke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Geschke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Geschke's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geschke. A less common occupation for the Geschke family was Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Cabinet Maker

    13%
  • Shoe Maker

    13%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Geschke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Geschke Life Expectancy

What is the average Geschke lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Geschke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Geschke in 1964 was 61, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geschke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geschke 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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