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Gerndt Family History

Gerndt Name Meaning
German: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Gernot, composed of the elements ger, gar ‘spear’ + not ‘battle’, ‘skirmish’. IGI; HB, kh.

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

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1,172 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
289 Military Records
160 Immigration Records
1,103 Census and Voter Lists
1,121 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gerndt Families

  • Number of Gerndt families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gerndt families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gerndt last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gerndt Family Origin

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Gerndt Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gerndt

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Gerndt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Gerndt Civil War Service Records

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