Gfeller Family History

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Gfeller Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived by a gorge, Middle High German gevelle, or a habitational name for someone from any of various places in Bavaria and Austria named from this word.

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

Similar surnames: Geller, Feller, Zeller, Beller, Speller, Galler, Seller, Felder

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Gfeller Family Origin

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Gfeller Family Occupations

What did your Gfeller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gfeller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gfeller's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gfeller. A less common occupation for the Gfeller family was Housekeeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher

  • Housekeeper


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

Gfeller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gfeller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gfeller 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 635 immigration records available for the last name Gfeller. 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 371 military records available for the last name Gfeller. For the veterans among your Gfeller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gfeller Life Expectancy

What is the average Gfeller lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gfeller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gfeller in 1951 was 44, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gfeller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gfeller 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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