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Gelman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Geller 3.

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


Similar surnames: Gellman, Felman, Kelman, Zelman, Elman, Melman, German, Gelfman

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Gelman Family Origin

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Gelman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Tailoress

    10%
  • Boiler Maker

    5%
  • House Builder

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gelman family was House Builder. Farmer, Tailoress and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gelman. The most common Gelman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Gelman's were Farmers.

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Gelman Historical Records

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Gelman Life Expectancy

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