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Gentleman Name Meaning

English: status name for a man of good birth (see Gentle). Translation of any of the various equivalents of 1 in other languages, for example Italian Gentiluomo or French Gentilhomme.

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


Similar surnames: Guthman, Goleman, Guterman, Needleman, Gentle, Gellman, Gentles

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Gentleman Family Origin

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Gentleman Family Occupations

What did your Gentleman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Cattle Dealer

    11%
  • (Agri) Labourer

    6%
  • Housekeeper

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gentleman family was Farmer. Cattle Dealer, (Agri) Labourer and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gentleman. The most common Gentleman occupation in the UK was Cattle Dealer. 11% of Gentleman's were Cattle Dealers.

Source: Census data for Gentleman | Data not to scale

Gentleman Historical Records

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Gentleman Life Expectancy

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Famous Gentleman Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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