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Gerald Name Meaning

English and French (Gérald): from the personal name Gerald, Gérald, composed of the Germanic elements geri, gari ‘spear’ + wald ‘rule’; it was introduced to Britain from France by the Normans.

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

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Gerald Family Origin

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Gerald Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerald family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerald. The most common Gerald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Gerald's were Farmers.

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Gerald Life Expectancy

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Famous Gerald Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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