Gelhaus Family History

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Gelhaus Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from a farm or house named with gel ‘swamp’, ‘mire’, a frequent component of field and place names in northwestern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Neuhaus, Feldhaus, Melhus, Gildehaus, Mehus, Niehaus, Venhaus, Uphaus

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Gelhaus Family Origin

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Gelhaus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Gelhaus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Gelhaus's were Farmers.

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