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Gehrke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Gehr.

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


Similar surnames: Ehrke, Ihrke, Ehlke, Oehlke, Behnke, Dehnke, Ehmke, Gerken, Behrle

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Gehrke Family Origin

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Gehrke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Baker

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gehrke family was Baker. The most common Gehrke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gehrke's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehrke.

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Gehrke Historical Records

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Gehrke Life Expectancy

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