Learn Your German Ancestors’ Occupations


Knowing / learning your ancestors occupation or business (gewerbe) can help you sort out similar or same name individuals in an area and time period you believe your ancestor lived in Germany, before the 1871 unification of the various German provinces.

Here is a link for finding German names of occupations:  http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~romban/misc/germanjobs.html

Learn Your German Ancestors’ Occupations

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