Genser Family History

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Genser Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who kept, tended, or sold geese, from Middle High German gans ‘goose’. habitational name for someone from a place called Gensen, near Waldsee.

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

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Genser Family Origin

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Genser Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter & Joiner

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Gardener

    25%
  • Glass Blower

    25%

In 1880, Carpenter & Joiner, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Genser. A less common occupation for the Genser family was Glass Blower. The most common Genser occupation in the USA was Carpenter & Joiner. 25% of Genser's were Carpenter & Joiners.

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Genser Historical Records

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Genser Life Expectancy

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