Gegg Family History

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Gegg Name Meaning

South German: variant of Geck.

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


Similar surnames: Geng, Hegg, Feig, Sigg, Gerg, Leng, Geer, Gell, Meng, Geck

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Gegg Family Origin

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Gegg Family Occupations

What did your Gegg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gegg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Gegg's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gegg. A less common occupation for the Gegg family was Retail Dry Goods.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    18%
  • Miner

    9%
  • Retail Dry Goods

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gegg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gegg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gegg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gegg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gegg

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gegg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gegg. For the veterans among your Gegg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gegg Life Expectancy

What is the average Gegg lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gegg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gegg in 1945 was 53, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gegg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gegg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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