Gothard Family History

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Gothard Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a keeper of goats, Middle English gotherde, from Old English gat ‘goat’ + hierde ‘herdsman’, ‘keeper’. German: from a personal name composed of the elements god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Gossard, Goddard, Gotham, Bouchard, Gotter, Goshert, Elhard, Grimard

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Gothard Family Origin

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Gothard Family Occupations

What did your Gothard ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Couturire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gothard. 24% of Gothard men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Gothard women worked as a Couturire. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gothard were Boss Mcnist and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Traveller
  • Blacksmith
  • Boss Mcnist

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Couturire
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Nurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gothard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Gothard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gothard 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gothard. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gothard. For the veterans among your Gothard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gothard Life Expectancy

What is the average Gothard lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gothard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Gothard in 1945 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gothard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gothard 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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