Gerstenberger Family History

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Gerstenberger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Gerstenberg in Thuringia.

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


Similar surnames: Westenberger, Eisenberger, Weissenberger, Wertenberger, Blattenberger

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Gerstenberger Family Origin

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Gerstenberger Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerstenberger family was Washwomen. The most common Gerstenberger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Gerstenberger's were Farmers. Farmer, Shoe Maker and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerstenberger.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Shoe Maker

    11%
  • Shoemaker

    11%
  • Washwomen

    11%

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Gerstenberger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gerstenberger Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerstenberger 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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Famous Gerstenberger Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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