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Gersten Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place near Lingen in East Friesland named Gersten. German: variant of Gerst. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or metonymic occupational name from German Gersten ‘barley’ (see 2).

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


Similar surnames: Gerstein, Gerster, Garten, Westen, Gerst, Kersten, Gershen, Gerstman

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Gersten Family Origin

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Gersten Family Occupations

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  • Grocer

    50%
  • Saloon Keeper

    50%

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In 1880, Grocer and Saloon Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gersten. The most common Gersten occupation in the USA was Grocer. 50% of Gersten's were Grocers.

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Gersten Historical Records

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Gersten Life Expectancy

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