Gensler Family History

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Gensler Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: variant of Ganser. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a breeder of geese, from an agent derivative of German Gans ‘goose’.

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


Similar surnames: Genser, Geisler, Gengler, Gensemer, Kensler, Geiser, Meisler, Gessler

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Gensler Family Origin

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Gensler Family Occupations

What did your Gensler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gensler. 10% of Gensler men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Gensler women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gensler were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Labor
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    5%

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

Gensler Historical Records

What Gensler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gensler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gensler 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 737 immigration records available for the last name Gensler. 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 Gensler. For the veterans among your Gensler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gensler Life Expectancy

What is the average Gensler lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gensler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gensler in 1953 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gensler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gensler 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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