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Gehman Family History

Gehman Name Meaning
Swiss German (Gehmann): probably a variant of Gehm 2.

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

61,726 Historical Documents with Gehman on Ancestry.com
7,225 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,054 Military Records
251 Immigration Records
6,553 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gehman Families

  • Number of Gehman families
     84 - 165
     29 - 83
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gehman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gehman census records

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Gehman Family Origin

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Gehman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gehman families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gehman

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gehman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gehman census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gehman ancestors, such as occupation.

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Gehman Civil War Service Records

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