Gentzler Family History

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Gentzler Name Meaning

South German: variant of Ganser.

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


Similar surnames: Gensler, Genthner, Gentner, Genter, Gantzer, Gettler, Gertler

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Gentzler Family Origin

Where is the Gentzler family from?

Gentzler Family Occupations

What did your Gentzler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gentzler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gentzler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gentzler. A less common occupation for the Gentzler family was Carpet Weaver.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpet Weaver

    3%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Gentzler Historical Records

What Gentzler family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Gentzler Life Expectancy

What is the average Gentzler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Gentzler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gentzler in 1946 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gentzler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gentzler 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.

Famous Gentzler Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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