Gehris Family History

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Gehris Name Meaning

German: Eastphalian variant of Gehring.

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


Similar surnames: Gehrig, Gehres, Gerig, Garis, Kehres, Gehrs, Gentis, Gerrish, Rehrig

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Gehris Family Origin

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Gehris Family Occupations

What did your Gehris ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gehris occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Gehris's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gehris family was Black Smith. Laborer, Farmer and Agricultural Machine Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehris.

View Census data for Gehris | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Agricultural Machine Agent

    5%
  • Black Smith

    5%

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

Gehris Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gehris Life Expectancy

What is the average Gehris lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gehris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gehris in 1957 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gehris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gehris 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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