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Gegenheimer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone whose home is across the way, from gegen ‘against’, ‘across’ + heim ‘home’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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

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Gegenheimer Family Origin

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Gegenheimer Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    16%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Currier

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gegenheimer family was Currier. The most common Gegenheimer occupation in the USA was Butcher. 16% of Gegenheimer's were Butchers. Butcher, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gegenheimer.

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Gegenheimer Historical Records

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Gegenheimer Life Expectancy

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Famous Gegenheimer Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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