Gayheart Family History

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Gayheart Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; possibly an Americanized (translated) form of French Jolicoeur or an Americanized spelling of German Gerhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Goodheart, Gearheart, Garhart, Gearhart, Carhart, Igleheart, Goshert

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Gayheart Family Origin

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Gayheart Family Occupations

What did your Gayheart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gayheart occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 67% of Gayheart's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House and Messenger U. S. Pm were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gayheart.

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  • Keeping House

  • Messenger U. S. Pm


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

Gayheart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gayheart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gayheart 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 Gayheart. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Gayheart. For the veterans among your Gayheart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gayheart Life Expectancy

What is the average Gayheart lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gayheart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gayheart in 1957 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gayheart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gayheart 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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