Gentes Family History

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Gentes Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of French Gent. Dutch and German: patronymic from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gand ‘spell’, such as Gandolfus.

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


Similar surnames: Montes, Mente, Gentis, Feltes, Hentges, Gunter, Genther, Gates

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Gentes Family Origin

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Gentes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Clerk In Bank

    11%
  • Clerk Interior Dept.

    11%
  • Day Laborer

    11%

In 1880, farmer, Clerk In Bank and Clerk Interior Dept. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gentes. The most common Gentes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gentes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gentes family was Day Laborer.

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Gentes Historical Records

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Gentes Life Expectancy

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Famous Gentes Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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