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Gentner Family History

Gentner Name Meaning
South German: variant of Ganter 1.

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

44,832 Historical Documents with Gentner on Ancestry.com
21,377 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,134 Military Records
1,106 Immigration Records
6,867 Census and Voter Lists
13,348 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gentner Families

  • Number of Gentner families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gentner families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gentner last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gentner census records

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Gentner Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gentner families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Gentner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gentner 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 Gentner

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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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Gentner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gentner census records

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

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Gentner Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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