Gerstenkorn Family History

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Gerstenkorn Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name compound composed of German Gerst(en) ‘barley’ + Korn ‘grain’.

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


Similar surnames: Gerstenfeld, Gerstein, Gersten, Gartenberg, Berenson, Furstenberg

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Gerstenkorn Family Origin

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Gerstenkorn Family Occupations

What did your Gerstenkorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gerstenkorn occupation in the USA was Butcher. 50% of Gerstenkorn's were Butchers. Butcher and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gerstenkorn.

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  • Butcher

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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Gerstenkorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gerstenkorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerstenkorn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gerstenkorn. 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 Gerstenkorn. For the veterans among your Gerstenkorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerstenkorn Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gerstenkorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gerstenkorn in 1960 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerstenkorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerstenkorn 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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