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Gellman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Geller 3. German (Gellmann): perhaps a habitational name for someone from any of various places named Gellen in Oldenburg, Brandenburg, and East Prussia.

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


Similar surnames: Sellman, Hellman, Mellman, Kellman, Fellman, Gelman, Wellman, Kelman

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Gellman Family Origin

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Gellman Family Occupations

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  • Engineer

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%
  • Piano Maker

    17%
  • R.R. Section Foreman

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gellman family was R.R. Section Foreman. Engineer, Merchant and Piano Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gellman. The most common Gellman occupation in the USA was Engineer. 17% of Gellman's were Engineers.

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Gellman Historical Records

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Gellman Life Expectancy

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