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Getchell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Irish Gatchell. Altered spelling of South German Götschel, Goetschel, from a short form of Gottfried or Gottschalk.

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


Similar surnames: Gatchell, Gitchell, Gatchel, Gutshall, Rochell, Mitchell, Gemmell

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Getchell Family Origin

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Getchell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Lumberman

    21%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Lumberman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Getchell. A less common occupation for the Getchell family was Blacksmith. The most common Getchell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Getchell's were Farmers.

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Getchell Life Expectancy

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