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Gertner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Gärtner ‘gardener’ (see Gartner ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gertler, Gartner, Gurtner, Gaertner, Gerstner, Gentner, Gerner

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Where is the Gertner family from?

You can see how Gertner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gertner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Gertner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Gertner families living in Worcestershire. This was about 47% of all the recorded Gertner's in United Kingdom. Worcestershire had the highest population of Gertner families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gertner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gertner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Wood Carver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Gertner. 50% of Gertner men worked as a Wood Carver and 100% of Gertner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Wood Carver
  • Teacher At Present

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gertner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gertner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gertner. 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 641 military records available for the last name Gertner. For the veterans among your Gertner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gertner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gertner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gertner in 1954 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

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