Gerstle Family History

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Gerstle Name Meaning

South German: from a field name, presumably denoting one in which barley was grown, or a metonymic occupational nickname for a farmer (see Gerst).

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


Similar surnames: Gerster, Gersten, Gerst, Geist, Gerl, Gurtler, Apostle, Gerstner

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Gerstle Family Origin

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Gerstle Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    13%
  • Artificial Flowers

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Clothing Merchant

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerstle family was Clothing Merchant. The most common Gerstle occupation in the USA was Merchant. 13% of Gerstle's were Merchants. Merchant, Artificial Flowers and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerstle.

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Gerstle Historical Records

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Gerstle Life Expectancy

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