Galen Gering

Galen Gering

Birth Name: Galen Laius Gering

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 13, 1971

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Basque/French, possibly other (mother)

Galen Gering is an American actor.

His father, Alan Daniel Gering, is of Jewish, of Russian Jewish/Romanian Jewish descent. His mother, Michele de Oñate, is of Basque/French descent.

Galen is married to model and actress Jenna Hudlett, with whom he has two children.

He has said:

My mom side is Spanish. Her last name is de Onate. She comes from a pretty illustrious Spanish history. She’s the granddaughter of a Basque immigrant from Spain. My father is a Jewish American. I don’t mind being cast in Latino roles; I’m not complaining. It’s paying the bills!

Galen’s paternal grandfather was George Gering (the son of Joseph Gering and Anna Gorfus/Gorfis). George was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.

Galen’s paternal grandmother was Evelyn/Eveline Ehrlichman (the daughter of Aaron D. Ehrlichman and May Baykansky/Boykansky/Boykin). Evelyn was born in Michigan, to Russian Jewish parents. Aaron was born in Koigorvd/Kupenord, Podolia, the son of Daniel Ehrlichman and Ethel or Gertrude Axman/Oxman. May was born in Kishanof, the daughter of Aisek/Isaac Baykansky/Boykansky and Eva or Lida Finnelstein.

Galen’s maternal grandmother was Juliette Lucie Fleche (the daughter of Jean/John Jules Fleche and Marie A. Picot). Juliette was born in Pennsylvania. Jean was born in St.-Gengoux-le-National, Saone-et-Loire, Burgundy, France, the son of Pierre Fleche/Flaiche and Claudine Dubuis/Dupuis. Marie A. was born in Troyes, Aube, Champagne-Ardenne, France, the daughter of Philippe/Philip Picot/Picaud and Marie Rosalie or Catherine Bresagere/Breysacher/Breisacher/Biesagere.

Sources: Galen’s paternal grandfather, George Gering, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Galen’s paternal grandmother, Evelyn/Eveline Ehrlichman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Galen’s maternal grandmother, Juliette Lucie Fleche, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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26 Responses

  1. cwm85 says:

    No wonder he plays some Spanish roles. He’s part Spanish. Lol

  2. inkognito says:

    Gering is a common German surname

  3. Adriana says:

    I don’t know why my post was as anonymous xD. But yes I think his last name is Dutch. Mmhhh, that’s all I got.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Isn’t his last name Dutch?

    Source:
    http://www.ernieramaker.nl/rareachternamen.php
    http://www.meertens.knaw.nl/nfb/detail_naam.php?gba_lcnaam=gering&gba_naam=Gering&nfd_naam=Gering&operator=eq&taal=

    The website of meertens is an official websites which lists all the dutch lastnames and how many there were before 1947 and after 2007 and where it derives from.

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