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Gerkins Family History

Gerkins Name Meaning

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

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1,130 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
141 Military Records
151 Immigration Records
1,536 Census and Voter Lists
1,272 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gerkins Families

  • Number of Gerkins families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gerkins families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gerkins families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gerkins census records

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Gerkins Family Origin

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Gerkins Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Gerkins

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Gerkins Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gerkins census records

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Gerkins Civil War Service Records

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