Gesler Family History

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Gesler Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Gessler.

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


Similar surnames: Giesler, Gisler, Geisler, Nesler, Gessler, Gusler, Peeler, Gesner

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Gesler Family Origin

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Gesler Family Occupations

What did your Gesler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gesler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gesler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gesler family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gesler.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

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

Gesler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Gesler Life Expectancy

What is the average Gesler lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gesler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gesler in 1951 was 56, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gesler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gesler 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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