Gotwalt Family History

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Gotwalt Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Gottwald.

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


Similar surnames: Twait, Daywalt, Gotshall, Sumwalt, Galt, Dewalt, Goodart, Tewalt

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Gotwalt Family Origin

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Gotwalt Family Occupations

What did your Gotwalt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gotwalt. The most common Gotwalt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Gotwalt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gotwalt family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Carpenter

    16%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Gotwalt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gotwalt Life Expectancy

What is the average Gotwalt lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gotwalt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Gotwalt in 1957 was 56, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gotwalt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gotwalt 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.

Famous Gotwalt Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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