Gensheimer Family History

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Gensheimer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Gansheim near Donauwörth, Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Westheimer, Reinheimer, Berkheimer, Gensemer, Wertheimer, Manheimer

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Gensheimer Family Origin

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Gensheimer Family Occupations

What did your Gensheimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gensheimer family was Brass Finisher. Farmer, Cooper and Boot & Shoe Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gensheimer. The most common Gensheimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Gensheimer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Cooper

    12%
  • Boot & Shoe Dealer

    6%
  • Brass Finisher

    6%

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

Gensheimer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gensheimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gensheimer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gensheimer. 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 Gensheimer. For the veterans among your Gensheimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gensheimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Gensheimer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gensheimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Gensheimer in 1950 was 66, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gensheimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gensheimer 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.

Famous Gensheimer Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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