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Gefroh Family History

Gefroh Name Meaning

German: unexplained. This is one of the German names that became established in Odessa, Ukraine, in the 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Froh, Groh, Gerl, Grosh, Frohn, Lerch, Gerdon, Berch, Gero, Gersh

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Where is the Gefroh family from?

You can see how Gefroh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gefroh family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Gefroh families living in North Dakota. This was about 75% of all the recorded Gefroh's in USA. North Dakota had the highest population of Gefroh families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gefroh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gefroh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gefroh. 100% of Gefroh men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Gefroh women worked as a Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 416 census records available for the last name Gefroh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gefroh 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 29 immigration records available for the last name Gefroh. 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 104 military records available for the last name Gefroh. For the veterans among your Gefroh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gefroh lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gefroh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Gefroh in 1960 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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