Geffert Family History

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Geffert Name Meaning

North German: from a Low German form of Gebhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Leffert, Geffen, Geffner, Peffers, Geisert, Gernert, Neifert, Gellert

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Geffert Family Origin

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Geffert Family Occupations

What did your Geffert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Geffert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Geffert's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Geffert family was Merchant. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geffert.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Merchant


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

Geffert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Geffert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geffert 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Geffert. 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 472 military records available for the last name Geffert. For the veterans among your Geffert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geffert Life Expectancy

What is the average Geffert lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Geffert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Geffert in 1956 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geffert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geffert 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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