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Gerhold Family History

Gerhold Name Meaning
German: from a personal name composed of Old High German ger, gar ‘spear’ + wald ‘rule’.

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

17,842 Historical Documents with Gerhold on Ancestry.com
5,228 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
889 Military Records
601 Immigration Records
4,899 Census and Voter Lists
6,225 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gerhold Families

  • Number of Gerhold families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gerhold families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gerhold last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gerhold census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Gerhold Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gerhold families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Gerhold Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gerhold families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gerhold

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gerhold Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gerhold census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gerhold ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Gerhold Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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