Ge Name Meaning

Chinese : in ancient China there existed a clan called Ge, whose descendants came to use Ge as their surname. Another source of the name is from an area named Ge during the Xia dynasty (2205–1766 bc) in present-day Henan province. The descendants of the rulers of Ge eventually adopted the place name as their surname. Chinese : from the ancient state of Ge that was granted to a descendant of the model emperor Yu (2205–2198 bc). Later descendants adopted the place name as their surname. French (Gé): variant of Gée.

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


Similar surnames: Gu, He, Lu, Ye, Du, Qi, Gee, Re, Ke, Che

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Ge Family Origin

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Ge Family Occupations

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  • Boot Maker

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%
  • Miner

    25%
  • Works In Grocery

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ge family was Works In Grocery. Boot Maker, Merchant and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ge. The most common Ge occupation in the USA was Boot Maker. 25% of Ge's were Boot Makers.

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Ge Life Expectancy

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Between 1971 and 2001, Ge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ge in 1971 was 46, and 38 in 2001.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ge

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