Gerbitz Family History

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Gerbitz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Gerbitz, in Anhalt (near Nienburg an der Saale). Germanized form of Slovenian Gerbec, Grbec or Gerbic, nicknames for a hunchback, from grba ‘hunch’.

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

Similar surnames: Gerlitz, Garlitz, Pritz, Bitz, Britz, Gervin, Kreitz, Goerlitz

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Gerbitz Family Origin

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Gerbitz Family Occupations

What did your Gerbitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Boiler Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gerbitz. The most common Gerbitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gerbitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerbitz family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Boiler Maker

  • Laborer


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

Gerbitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gerbitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerbitz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 141 immigration records available for the last name Gerbitz. 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 175 military records available for the last name Gerbitz. For the veterans among your Gerbitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerbitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerbitz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gerbitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gerbitz in 1963 was 79, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerbitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerbitz 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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