Gershman Family History

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Gershman Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine and Belarus): variant of Hirsch, under Russian influence (see Goren).

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


Similar surnames: Hershman, Herschman, Gerstman, German, Hirshman, Gershen, Frishman

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Gershman Family Origin

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Gershman Family Occupations

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Gershman Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gershman. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gershman. For the veterans among your Gershman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gershman Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gershman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gershman in 1945 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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