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Gelnett Name Meaning

German: unexplained. Possibly an alteration of Gennet, a German adaptation of French Genet, according to Gottschald, or of German Gernert.

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


Similar surnames: Gennett, Genett, Garnett, Gurnett, Gennette, Gellert, Gernert, Gent

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Gelnett Family Origin

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Gelnett Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Works In Woods

    33%

In 1880, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gelnett. The most common Gelnett occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Gelnett's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Gelnett family was Works In Woods.

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Gelnett Life Expectancy

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