Gelsinger Family History

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Gelsinger Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Probably a topographic or habitational name composed with Gelsing-, the root of the place name Gelsenkirchen.

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


Similar surnames: Geisinger, Getsinger, Kesinger, Reisinger, Bellinger, Messinger

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Gelsinger Family Origin

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Gelsinger Family Occupations

What did your Gelsinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gelsinger family was Housewife. The most common Gelsinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Gelsinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farms & Housewife were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gelsinger.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farms & Housewife

    6%
  • Housewife

    6%

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Gelsinger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gelsinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Gelsinger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gelsinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gelsinger in 1963 was 86, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gelsinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gelsinger 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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