Gersbach Family History

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Gersbach Name Meaning

Swiss German: habitational name from a place so named northeast of Lörrach in Baden.

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

Similar surnames: Dernbach, Gehlbach, Erbach, Gronbach, Weisbach, Grumbach, Seelbach

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Gersbach Family Origin

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Gersbach Family Occupations

What did your Gersbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gersbach occupation in the USA was Shoemaker. 50% of Gersbach's were Shoemakers. A less common occupation for the Gersbach family was Mason Help. Shoemaker, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gersbach.

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  • Shoemaker

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Mason Help


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

Gersbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gersbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gersbach census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 389 immigration records available for the last name Gersbach. 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 296 military records available for the last name Gersbach. For the veterans among your Gersbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gersbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Gersbach lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Gersbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gersbach in 1963 was 66, and 94 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gersbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gersbach 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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