Gehlhausen Family History

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Gehlhausen Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name, from a place or farm named with Gehl ‘wet lowland’ + -hausen ‘at the houses’.

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


Similar surnames: Muehlhausen, Gelhaus, Wellhausen, Ohlhauser, Leithauser, Bernhagen

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Gehlhausen Family Origin

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Gehlhausen Family Occupations

What did your Gehlhausen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gehlhausen. A less common occupation for the Gehlhausen family was Farming. The most common Gehlhausen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Gehlhausen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farming

    17%

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

Gehlhausen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gehlhausen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gehlhausen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gehlhausen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gehlhausen in 1955 was 43, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gehlhausen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gehlhausen 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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