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Gentleman Name Meaning

English: status name for a man of good birth (see Gentle). Translation of any of the various equivalents of 1 in other languages, for example Italian Gentiluomo or French Gentilhomme.

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


Similar surnames: Guthman, Goleman, Guterman, Needleman, Gentle, Gellman, Gentles

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Gentleman Family Origin

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Gentleman Family Occupations

What did your Gentleman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agent

    20%
  • Coachman

    20%
  • Dry Goods Clerk

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%

In 1881, Agent, Coachman and Dry Goods Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gentleman. A less common occupation for the Gentleman family was Farmer. The most common Gentleman occupation in Canada was Agent. 20% of Gentleman's were Agents.

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Gentleman Historical Records

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Gentleman Life Expectancy

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Famous Gentleman Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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