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Gernhardt Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Gernhard, which is either a variant of Gerhardt, or may be formed with a first element that is related to Middle High German gern ‘to desire’.

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


Similar surnames: Gerhardt, Gebhardt, Gernert, Leonhardt, Bernhardt, Meinhardt

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Gernhardt Family Origin

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Gernhardt Family Occupations

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  • At Home

    13%
  • Cabinet Maker

    13%
  • Dry Goods Retail

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

In 1880, At Home, Cabinet Maker and Dry Goods Retail were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gernhardt. The most common Gernhardt occupation in the USA was At Home. 13% of Gernhardt's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Gernhardt family was Farmer.

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Gernhardt Historical Records

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Gernhardt Life Expectancy

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