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Gehrig Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: variant of Gehring.

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


Similar surnames: Gehring, Gehris, Ehrig, Gerig, Rehrig, Gehres, Gering, Gettig

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Gehrig Family Origin

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Gehrig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehrig. A less common occupation for the Gehrig family was Blacksmith. The most common Gehrig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Gehrig's were Farmers.

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Gehrig Historical Records

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Gehrig Life Expectancy

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