Gerbracht Family History

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Gerbracht Name Meaning

German: variant of Gerbert, from a personal name composed Old High German ger ‘spear’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Giesbrecht, Gerberich, Gerlach, Armbrecht, Elbrecht, Lebrecht

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Gerbracht Family Origin

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Gerbracht Family Occupations

What did your Gerbracht ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Tailor, Labourer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerbracht. A less common occupation for the Gerbracht family was Saddler. The most common Gerbracht occupation in Canada was Tailor. 40% of Gerbracht's were Tailors.

View Census data for Gerbracht | Data not to scale

  • Tailor

    40%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Painter

    20%
  • Saddler

    20%

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

Gerbracht Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gerbracht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerbracht census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gerbracht

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gerbracht. 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 Gerbracht. For the veterans among your Gerbracht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerbracht Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerbracht lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gerbracht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gerbracht in 1964 was 76, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerbracht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerbracht 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.

Famous Gerbracht Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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