Genther Family History

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Genther Name Meaning

variant of Gent. from a personal name formed with an element related to Old Norse gandr ‘enchantment’, ‘magic’, ‘werewolf’. variant of Genter.

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


Similar surnames: Guenther, Genthe, Gaither, Genthner, Ganter, Gunter, Getter, Grether

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Genther Family Origin

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Genther Family Occupations

What did your Genther ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Genther family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Genther. The most common Genther occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Genther's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Baker

    3%

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

Genther Historical Records

What Genther family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Genther Life Expectancy

What is the average Genther lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Genther life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Genther in 1959 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genther

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genther 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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