Gerndt Family History

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Gerndt Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Gernot, composed of the elements ger, gar ‘spear’ + not ‘battle’, ‘skirmish’.

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


Similar surnames: Gerwig, Arndt, Goerdt, Gernert, Gerlt, Gerdts, Gindt, Bendt, Herdt

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Gerndt Family Origin

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Gerndt Family Occupations

What did your Gerndt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gerndt. The most common Gerndt occupation in Canada was Labourer. 50% of Gerndt's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    50%
  • Servant

    50%

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

Gerndt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gerndt Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerndt lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gerndt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Gerndt in 1963 was 86, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerndt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerndt 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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