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Gensemer Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Possibly a variant spelling of Genzmer, a variant of Ganz, or a dialect variant of Gensheimer. Possibly an altered form of German Gensemeyer, an occupational name for someone who raised and sold geese, from Middle High German gans ‘goose’ + meier ‘(tenant) farmer’.

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


Similar surnames: Gansemer, Genser, Gensler, Griesemer, Ganser, Besemer, Fenster

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Gensemer Family Origin

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Gensemer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Comb Maker

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Tanner

    12%

In 1880, the most common Gensemer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Gensemer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gensemer family was Tanner. Farmer, Comb Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gensemer.

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Gensemer Historical Records

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Gensemer Life Expectancy

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