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Gabhardt Family History

Gabhardt Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Gebhardt, Gabhart, Manhardt, Gerhardt, Gabbard, Gebhart, Gabehart

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Where is the Gabhardt family from?

You can see how Gabhardt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gabhardt family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Gabhardt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Gabhardt families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Gabhardt's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Gabhardt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gabhardt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gabhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Gabhardt. 64% of Gabhardt men worked as a Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    64%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
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Census Records

There are 245 census records available for the last name Gabhardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gabhardt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 42 immigration records available for the last name Gabhardt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 45 military records available for the last name Gabhardt. For the veterans among your Gabhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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