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Where is the Gerke family from?
You can see how Gerke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gerke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Gerke families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Gerke families living in Indiana. This was about 80% of all the recorded Gerke's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Gerke families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gerke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gerke. 19% of Gerke men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Gerke women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerke were Clerk and Teacher. .