Gantenbein Family History

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Gantenbein Name Meaning

Swiss and South German: derogatory nickname meaning ‘goose leg’, presumably from Romansh ganta ‘wild goose’ + Middle High German bein ‘bone’, ‘leg’.

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


Similar surnames: Otterbein, Ziegenbein, Langbein, Hinkebein, Gantner, Guttenberg

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Gantenbein Family Origin

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Gantenbein Family Occupations

What did your Gantenbein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gantenbein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gantenbein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gantenbein family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farmer & Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gantenbein.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer & Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Gantenbein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gantenbein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gantenbein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gantenbein. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gantenbein. For the veterans among your Gantenbein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gantenbein Life Expectancy

What is the average Gantenbein lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gantenbein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gantenbein in 1942 was 59, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gantenbein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gantenbein ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Gantenbein Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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