Genzer Family History

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Genzer Name Meaning

German: occupational name of Slavic origin, from Sorbian gjancar ‘potter’. Jewish (easern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish gendzer ‘goose dealer’.

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

Similar surnames: Genser, Geier, Tenzer, Denzer, Ganzer, Netzer, Geiger, Gunner, Penner

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Genzer Family Origin

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Genzer Family Occupations

What did your Genzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Genzer occupation in the USA was Cooper. 50% of Genzer's were Coopers. Cooper and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Genzer.

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  • Cooper

  • Farm Laborer


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

Genzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Genzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genzer 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 264 immigration records available for the last name Genzer. 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 180 military records available for the last name Genzer. For the veterans among your Genzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Genzer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Genzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Genzer in 1963 was 75, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genzer 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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