Gegner Family History

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Gegner Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘across the way’, but also a nickname for a hostile person, from Middle Low German gegenere ‘enemy’.

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


Similar surnames: Hegner, Segner, Hegler, Gerner, Deger, Depner, Gehler, Kemner, Genser

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Gegner Family Origin

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Gegner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeps House

    13%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gegner family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeps House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gegner. The most common Gegner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Gegner's were Farmers.

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Gegner Historical Records

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Gegner Life Expectancy

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