Gehman Family History

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Gehman Name Meaning

Swiss German (Gehmann): probably a variant of Gehm 2.

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


Similar surnames: Hehman, German, Rehman, Germann, Lehman, Weiman, Lehrman, Gelman

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Gehman Family Origin

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Gehman Family Occupations

What did your Gehman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Retired Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehman. A less common occupation for the Gehman family was Farm Laborer. The most common Gehman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Gehman's were Farmers.

View Census data for Gehman | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    52%
  • Retired Farmer

    10%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Gehman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gehman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gehman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gehman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gehman in 1945 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gehman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gehman 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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