Gehres Family History

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Gehres Name Meaning

German: variant of Gehring. Compare Gehris.

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


Similar surnames: Gehris, Kehres, Gehrig, Geren, Gehrs, Lehrer, Behre, Goeres, Gentes

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Gehres Family Origin

Where is the Gehres family from?

Gehres Family Occupations

What did your Gehres ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gehres family was Clerk. The most common Gehres occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Gehres's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehres.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Cooper

    7%
  • Clerk

    3%

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

Gehres Historical Records

What Gehres family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gehres. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gehres census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gehres

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gehres. 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 Gehres. For the veterans among your Gehres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gehres Life Expectancy

What is the average Gehres lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gehres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gehres in 1945 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gehres

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gehres 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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