Gershenson Family History

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Gershenson Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine and Bessarabia): Russianized form of Hershenson, a patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Hersh (see Hirsch).

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


Similar surnames: Berenson, Rosenson, Bernson, Henson, Sorenson, Gasperson, Aspenson

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Gershenson Family Origin

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Gershenson Family Occupations

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Gershenson Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Gershenson Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gershenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gershenson in 1956 was 72, and 91 in 2004.

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