Gantenbein Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Gantenbein Name Meaning

Swiss and South German: derogatory nickname meaning ‘goose leg’, presumably from Romansh ganta ‘wild goose’ + Middle High German bein ‘bone’, ‘leg’.

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


Similar surnames: Otterbein, Ziegenbein, Langbein, Hinkebein, Gantner, Guttenberg

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Gantenbein Family Origin

Where is the Gantenbein family from?

SHOW MORE

Gantenbein Family Occupations

What did your Gantenbein ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer & Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farmer & Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gantenbein. A less common occupation for the Gantenbein family was Keeping House. The most common Gantenbein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gantenbein's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Gantenbein | Data not to scale

Gantenbein Historical Records

What Gantenbein family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gantenbein ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Gantenbein

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Gantenbein Life Expectancy

What is the average Gantenbein lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gantenbein 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Gantenbein Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name