Gottschall Family History

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Gottschall Name Meaning

German: variant of Gottschalk.

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


Similar surnames: Gotschall, Gottshall, Gotshall, Gutshall, Gottschalk, Gottsch

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Gottschall Family Origin

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Gottschall Family Occupations

What did your Gottschall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gottschall. The most common Gottschall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Gottschall's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gottschall family was Boatman.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Boatman

    5%

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Gottschall Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gottschall Life Expectancy

What is the average Gottschall lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gottschall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gottschall in 1945 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gottschall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gottschall 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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