Gehrt Family History

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Gehrt Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Gerhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Gehret, Gehr, Geer, Girt, Gerth, Wehr, Geary, Kohrt, Gehl, Gerl

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Gehrt Family Origin

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Gehrt Family Occupations

What did your Gehrt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gehrt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Gehrt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehrt. A less common occupation for the Gehrt family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Grocer

    10%

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

Gehrt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gehrt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gehrt 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 Gehrt

Passenger List

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

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Gehrt Life Expectancy

What is the average Gehrt lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gehrt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gehrt in 1950 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gehrt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gehrt 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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