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Gentieu Family History

Gentieu Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Gentile, Gentle, Gentes, Genther, Genthe, Gentis, Gentzel, Genter

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Where is the Gentieu family from?

You can see how Gentieu families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gentieu family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Gentieu family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Gentieu's in USA. New York had the highest population of Gentieu families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gentieu surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gentieu ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gentieu ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Gentieu family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 28 census records available for the last name Gentieu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gentieu census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7 immigration records available for the last name Gentieu. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 11 military records available for the last name Gentieu. For the veterans among your Gentieu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gentieu lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Gentieu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gentieu in 1963 was 66, and 91 in 2001.

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