Genthner Family History

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Genthner Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a cooper, a South German variant of Ganter 2.

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


Similar surnames: Gentner, Gantner, Guenthner, Genther, Benner, Genter, Zentner

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Genthner Family Origin

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Genthner Family Occupations

What did your Genthner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Genthner. 22% of Genthner men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Genthner women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Genthner were Truck Driver and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Fisherman
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    21%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • New Worker
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Genthner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Genthner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genthner 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 458 immigration records available for the last name Genthner. 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 920 military records available for the last name Genthner. For the veterans among your Genthner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genthner Life Expectancy

What is the average Genthner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Genthner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Genthner in 1961 was 69, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genthner

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