Gehret Family History

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Gehret Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a reduced form of the personal name Gerhard (see Gerhardt) or possibly Gerold (see Gerhold).

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


Similar surnames: Gehrt, Ehret, Gehr, Gere, Gerlt, Genet, Zehren, Gerst, Gehler, Ehren

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Gehret Family Origin

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Gehret Family Occupations

What did your Gehret ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehret. The most common Gehret occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Gehret's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gehret family was Works In Ore Mine.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Works In Ore Mine

    5%

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

Gehret Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gehret Life Expectancy

What is the average Gehret lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gehret life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gehret in 1953 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gehret

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gehret 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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