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Gelhar Name Meaning

German: nickname for a fair-haired person, from Middle High German gël ‘yellow’ + har ‘hair’.

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


Similar surnames: Geller, Gemar, Gehl, Gear, Gelbard, Wehr, Gelder, Belak, Merhar

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Gelhar Family Origin

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Gelhar Family Occupations

What did your Gelhar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gelhar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gelhar's were Farmers. Farmer and Works In Cooper Shop were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gelhar.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Works In Cooper Shop

    50%

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

Gelhar Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gelhar Life Expectancy

What is the average Gelhar lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2002, in the United States, Gelhar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gelhar in 1962 was 73, and 73 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gelhar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gelhar 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.

Famous Gelhar Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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