Gehringer Family History

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Gehringer Name Meaning

patronymic from the personal name Gerung, Gering, variants of Gehring. habitational name from any of various places named Gehring, in particular in Bavaria, or from a place in Rhineland named Gering.

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

Similar surnames: Behringer, Mehringer, Fehringer, Dehlinger, Ehinger, Gettinger

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Gehringer Family Origin

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Gehringer Family Occupations

What did your Gehringer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gehringer occupation in the UK was Pork Butcher. 67% of Gehringer's were Pork Butchers. Pork Butcher and Publican were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gehringer.

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  • Pork Butcher

  • Publican


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

Gehringer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gehringer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gehringer 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 679 immigration records available for the last name Gehringer. 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 Gehringer. For the veterans among your Gehringer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gehringer Life Expectancy

What is the average Gehringer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gehringer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Gehringer in 1958 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gehringer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gehringer 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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