Gehling Family History

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Gehling Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place near Hagen, Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Fehling, Behling, Mehling, Lehning, Melling, Wehling, Gehring, Heling

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Gehling Family Origin

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Gehling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Gehling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Gehling's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehling. A less common occupation for the Gehling family was Cigar Maker.

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Gehling Historical Records

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Gehling Life Expectancy

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