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Gamser Family History

Gamser Name 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: Ramser, Gasser, Wamser, Gaiser, Ganser, Gamber, Gamer, Kaiser, Galler

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Where is the Gamser family from?

You can see how Gamser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gamser family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Gamser families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Gamser families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Gamser's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Gamser families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gamser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gamser ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 133 census records available for the last name Gamser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gamser 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 64 immigration records available for the last name Gamser. 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 30 military records available for the last name Gamser. For the veterans among your Gamser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gamser lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1998, in the United States, Gamser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gamser in 1966 was 72, and 102 in 1998.

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