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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer & Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

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Gantenbein Historical Records

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Gantenbein Life Expectancy

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