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Gelhaus Family History

Gelhaus Name Meaning
German: probably a habitational name from a farm or house named with gel ‘swamp’, ‘mire’, a frequent component of field and place names in northwestern Germany.

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

6,339 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Gelhaus on Ancestry.com
2,379 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
211 Military Records
208 Immigration Records
1,279 Census and Voter Lists
2,262 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Gelhaus Families

  • Number of Gelhaus families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gelhaus last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gelhaus last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gelhaus census records

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Gelhaus Family Origin

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Gelhaus Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gelhaus

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Gelhaus Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gelhaus census records

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Gelhaus Civil War Service Records

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