Gentle Family History

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Gentle Name Meaning

English: nickname, sometimes ironic, from Middle English, Old French gentil ‘well born’, ‘noble’, ‘courteous’ (Latin gentilis, from gens ‘family’, ‘tribe’, itself from the root gen- ‘to be born’).

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


Similar surnames: Gentile, Gent, Gentry, Ventre, Nettle, Kettle, Kendle, Gentles

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Gentle Family Origin

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Gentle Family Occupations

What did your Gentle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gentle family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gentle. The most common Gentle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Gentle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Gentle Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gentle ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Gentle Life Expectancy

What is the average Gentle lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Gentle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gentle in 1945 was 22, and 73 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gentle 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 Gentle Family

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