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Gelhar Name Meaning

German: nickname for a fair-haired person, from Middle High German gël ‘yellow’ + har ‘hair’.

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


Similar surnames: Geller, Gemar, Gehl, Gear, Gelbard, Wehr, Gelder, Belak, Merhar

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Gelhar Family Origin

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Gelhar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Works In Cooper Shop

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Gelhar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gelhar's were Farmers. Farmer and Works In Cooper Shop were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gelhar.

Source: Census data for Gelhar | Data not to scale

Gelhar Historical Records

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Gelhar Life Expectancy

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