Gareis Family History

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Gareis Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the Latin personal name Gregorius (see Gregory). metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith, from a compound of Middle High German gar(e) ‘ready’ + isen ‘iron’. from Gero, a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with ger ‘spear’.

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

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Gareis Family Origin

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Gareis Family Occupations

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  • Bank Watchman

    13%
  • Brewer

    13%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Clerk

    13%

In 1880, Bank Watchman, Brewer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gareis. A less common occupation for the Gareis family was Clerk. The most common Gareis occupation in the USA was Bank Watchman. 13% of Gareis's were Bank Watchmans.

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Gareis Historical Records

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Gareis Life Expectancy

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