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Gerbig Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Gerwig, composed of the elements ger, gar ‘spear’ + wig ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Gerwig, Gerwin, Gerling, Herwig, Gerrits, Herzig, German, Helbig

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Gerbig Family Origin

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Gerbig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Chandler

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerbig. A less common occupation for the Gerbig family was Chandler. The most common Gerbig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Gerbig's were Farmers.

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Gerbig Historical Records

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Gerbig Life Expectancy

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