Gellert Family History

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Gellert Name Meaning

German: variant of Geller 2. German: from the Germanic personal name Gelhard, a cognate of the verb gelten ‘to sacrifice’, ‘to recompense’. Hungarian (Gellért): from a personal name composed of the Germanic elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Geller, Willert, Helbert, Eilert, Ehlert, Heller, Geisert, Gilbert

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Gellert Family Origin

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Gellert Family Occupations

What did your Gellert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gellert occupation in the USA was Tailor. 22% of Gellert's were Tailors. Tailor, Baker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gellert. A less common occupation for the Gellert family was Gas Fitter.

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  • Tailor

    22%
  • Baker

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Gas Fitter

    11%

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

Gellert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gellert Life Expectancy

What is the average Gellert lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gellert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gellert in 1958 was 55, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gellert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gellert 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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