Gesner Family History

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Gesner Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Gessner.

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


Similar surnames: Lesner, Resner, Gasner, Mesner, Gessner, Gepner, Gesler, Kesner

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Gesner Family Origin

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Gesner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Seaman

    15%
  • Cabinet Maker

    12%
  • Cultivateur

    12%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gesner family was Cultivateur. The most common Gesner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Gesner's were Farmers. Farmer, Seaman and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gesner.

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Gesner Historical Records

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Gesner Life Expectancy

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Famous Gesner Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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