Gehler Family History

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Gehler Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Gelhaar, a nickname for someone with fair hair, from Middle High German gel ‘yellow’ + har ‘hair’.

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


Similar surnames: Geller, Gehl, Geiler, Demler, Dehler, Hegler, Fehler, Gigler, Galler

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Gehler Family Origin

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Gehler Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    43%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Shoemaker

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Gehler occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 43% of Gehler's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehler. A less common occupation for the Gehler family was Shoemaker.

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Gehler Historical Records

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Gehler Life Expectancy

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