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Gegenheimer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone whose home is across the way, from gegen ‘against’, ‘across’ + heim ‘home’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Berkheimer, Gensheimer, Veitenheimer, Weinheimer, Meisenheimer

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Gegenheimer Family Origin

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Gegenheimer Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    16%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Currier

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gegenheimer family was Currier. Butcher, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gegenheimer. The most common Gegenheimer occupation in the USA was Butcher. 16% of Gegenheimer's were Butchers.

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Gegenheimer Historical Records

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Gegenheimer Life Expectancy

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