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Gerster Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: occupational name for a farmer, or specifically a grower of or dealer in barley, from an agent derivative of Middle High German gerste ‘barley’. See also Gerst.

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


Similar surnames: Gersten, Gerst, Geister, Geiser, Geisler, Gensler, Gerstner, Gerstle

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Gerster Family Origin

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Gerster Family Occupations

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  • Wood Turner

    100%

In 1881, the most common Gerster occupation in Canada was Wood Turner. 100% of Gerster's were Wood Turners.

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Gerster Historical Records

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Gerster Life Expectancy

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