Gierhart Family History

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Gierhart Name Meaning

North German: variant of Gerhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Gerhart, Everhart, Gearhart, Gerhard, Garhart, Erhart, Gephart

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Gierhart Family Origin

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Gierhart Family Occupations

What did your Gierhart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gierhart. The most common Gierhart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Gierhart's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gierhart family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Clerk In Store


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

Gierhart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gierhart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gierhart 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 49 immigration records available for the last name Gierhart. 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 473 military records available for the last name Gierhart. For the veterans among your Gierhart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gierhart Life Expectancy

What is the average Gierhart lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gierhart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Gierhart in 1957 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gierhart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gierhart 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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