Gerstman Family History

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Gerstman Name Meaning

German (Gerstmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dealer in barley or a farmer who grew barley (see Gerster).

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

Similar surnames: Gersten, Gerstein, German, Mersman, Hershman, Girtman, Grubman

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Gerstman Family Origin

Where is the Gerstman family from?

Gerstman Family Occupations

What did your Gerstman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Commercial Traveller and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gerstman. 34% of Gerstman men worked as a Commercial Traveller and 34% of Gerstman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerstman were Traveller For Food Manuf and Paid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Commercial Traveller
  • Jewellers Salesman (manager)
  • Traveller For Food Manuf

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dressmaker
  • Furniture Manufacturer Clerk
  • Paid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gerstman Historical Records

What Gerstman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gerstman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerstman 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 Gerstman

Passenger List

There are 398 immigration records available for the last name Gerstman. 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 284 military records available for the last name Gerstman. For the veterans among your Gerstman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerstman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerstman lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gerstman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gerstman in 1964 was 87, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerstman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerstman 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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