Gelling Family History

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Gelling Name Meaning

English: unexplained; most probably a derivative of an unidentified Old English personal name.

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

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Gelling Family Origin

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Gelling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gelling. A less common occupation for the Gelling family was Farming. The most common Gelling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Gelling's were Farmers.

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Gelling Historical Records

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Gelling Life Expectancy

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