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Gebhardt Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements geb ‘gift’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. A saint of this name was bishop of Constance around the end of the 10th century, and his popularity may have had an influence on the continued use of the personal name into the Middle Ages.

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


Similar surnames: Gerhardt, Ehrhardt, Gothard, Manhardt, Meinhardt, Engelhardt, Hardt

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Gebhardt Family Origin

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Gebhardt Family Occupations

What did your Gebhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gebhardt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Gebhardt's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gebhardt. A less common occupation for the Gebhardt family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Tailor

    3%

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

Gebhardt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gebhardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gebhardt 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 Gebhardt. 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 Gebhardt. For the veterans among your Gebhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gebhardt Life Expectancy

What is the average Gebhardt lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gebhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gebhardt in 1953 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gebhardt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gebhardt 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.

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