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Gesner Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Gessner.

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


Similar surnames: Lesner, Resner, Gasner, Mesner, Gessner, Gepner, Gesler, Kesner

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Gesner Family Origin

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Gesner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeps House

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gesner. The most common Gesner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Gesner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gesner family was Keeps House.

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Gesner Historical Records

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Gesner Life Expectancy

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Famous Gesner Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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