Gensel Family History

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Gensel Name Meaning

German (also Gänsel): nickname from a diminutive of Gans ‘goose’.

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


Similar surnames: Genser, Bensel, Gensler, Meisel, Hensel, Wensel, Gessel, Rensel

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Gensel Family Origin

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Gensel Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gensel. The most common Gensel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Gensel's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gensel family was Keeping House.

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Gensel Historical Records

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Gensel Life Expectancy

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