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Gerou Family History

Gerou Name Meaning
French: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Gerwulf, composed of the elements ger, gar ‘spear’ + wulf ‘wolf’.Greek: patronymic from the genitive case of Greek geros ‘old’, ‘elder’ (see Gero 4).

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

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117 Military Records
54 Immigration Records
434 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gerou Families

  • Number of Gerou families
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    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gerou Family Origin

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Gerou Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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