Gebhardt Family History

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Gebhardt Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements geb ‘gift’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. A saint of this name was bishop of Constance around the end of the 10th century, and his popularity may have had an influence on the continued use of the personal name into the Middle Ages.

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

Similar surnames: Gerhardt, Ehrhardt, Gothard, Manhardt, Meinhardt, Engelhardt, Hardt

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Gebhardt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gebhardt name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gebhardt. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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Gebhardt Family Origin

Where is the Gebhardt family from?

Gebhardt Family Occupations

What did your Gebhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gebhardt occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Gebhardt's were Farmers. Farmer and Lithographer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gebhardt.

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  • Farmer

  • Lithographer


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

Gebhardt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Gebhardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gebhardt 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Gebhardt. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Gebhardt. For the veterans among your Gebhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gebhardt Life Expectancy

What is the average Gebhardt lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gebhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gebhardt in 1953 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gebhardt 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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