Gengler Family History

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Gengler Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a traveling merchant or buyer of coins, Middle High German gengeler.

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

Similar surnames: Dengler, Gensler, Hendler, Geiger, Hegler, Geigle, Gaugler, Geller

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Gengler Family Origin

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Gengler Family Occupations

What did your Gengler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gengler. A less common occupation for the Gengler family was Farming. The most common Gengler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Gengler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Gengler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gengler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gengler 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 588 immigration records available for the last name Gengler. 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 Gengler. For the veterans among your Gengler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gengler Life Expectancy

What is the average Gengler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gengler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gengler in 1944 was 34, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gengler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gengler 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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