Genthe Family History

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Genthe Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Gente or a habitational name from Gentha in Saxony Anhalt, east of Wittenberg.

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

Similar surnames: Wenthe, Garthe, Gent, Genther, Bente, Genthner, Methe, Bentle, Gentes

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Genthe Family Origin

Where is the Genthe family from?

Genthe Family Occupations

What did your Genthe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Genthe family was Laborer. The most common Genthe occupation in the USA was At Home. 20% of Genthe's were At Homes. At Home, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Genthe.

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  • At Home

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Genthe Historical Records

What Genthe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Genthe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genthe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Genthe

Passenger List

There are 247 immigration records available for the last name Genthe. 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 991 military records available for the last name Genthe. For the veterans among your Genthe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genthe Life Expectancy

What is the average Genthe lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Genthe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Genthe in 1953 was 67, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genthe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genthe 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.

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