Gerd Family History

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Gerd Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Gero, Gard, Herd, Gera, Gery, Gere, Gerl, Gerk, Gerde, Gerg

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Gerd Family Origin

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Gerd Family Occupations

What did your Gerd ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gerd. 18% of Gerd men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Gerd women worked as a New Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerd were Truck Driver and Cloth Sener

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Spinner
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Laborer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Cloth Sener

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gerd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 876 census records available for the last name Gerd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerd 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 300 immigration records available for the last name Gerd. 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 962 military records available for the last name Gerd. For the veterans among your Gerd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerd Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerd lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Gerd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gerd in 1962 was 67, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerd 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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