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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

What did your Gellman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Engineer

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%
  • Piano Maker

    17%
  • R.R. Section Foreman

    17%

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

Gellman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gellman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gellman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gellman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gellman in 1961 was 67, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gellman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gellman 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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