Gentles Family History

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Gentles Name Meaning

English: variant of Gentle.

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


Similar surnames: Gentile, Gentes, Settles, Gentle, Nettles, Estes, Gales, Fenley

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Gentles Family Origin

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Gentles Family Occupations

What did your Gentles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gentles occupation in the USA was Dress Maker. 50% of Gentles's were Dress Makers. Dress Maker and Dry Good Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gentles.

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  • Dress Maker

    50%
  • Dry Good Merchant

    50%

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

Gentles Historical Records

What Gentles family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gentles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gentles 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 Gentles

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gentles. 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 Gentles. For the veterans among your Gentles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gentles Life Expectancy

What is the average Gentles lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gentles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gentles in 1961 was 55, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gentles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gentles 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 Gentles Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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