Gehring Family History

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Gehring Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a medieval personal name, a short form of Gerhard or a similar name, formed with the first element ger, gar ‘spear’ + the patronymic suffix -ing.

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


Similar surnames: Gearing, Fehring, Wehring, Mehling, Nehring, Bering, Behring, Geeting

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Gehring Family Origin

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Gehring Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gehring family was Blacksmith. The most common Gehring occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Gehring's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehring.

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Gehring Historical Records

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Gehring Life Expectancy

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