Gellman Family History

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Gellman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Geller 3. German (Gellmann): perhaps a habitational name for someone from any of various places named Gellen in Oldenburg, Brandenburg, and East Prussia.

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


Similar surnames: Sellman, Hellman, Mellman, Kellman, Fellman, Gelman, Wellman, Kelman

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Gellman Family Origin

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Gellman Family Occupations

What did your Gellman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gellman. 6% of Gellman men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 44% of Gellman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gellman were Cutter Foreman Ladies Tailorin and Dealer (manager) Parts To Fa

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
    6%
  • Chemist work Manager
    6%
  • Colonial Civil Servant
    6%
  • Cutter Foreman Ladies Tailorin
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    44%
  • Fun Work
    8%
  • Company Secretary
    4%
  • Dealer (manager) Parts To Fa
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gellman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gellman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gellman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gellman. 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 656 military records available for the last name Gellman. For the veterans among your Gellman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gellman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gellman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gellman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gellman in 1961 was 67, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gellman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gellman 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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