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

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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.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Baker

    3%

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

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Genther Historical Records

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Genther Life Expectancy

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