Gere Family History

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Gere Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gehr. English: perhaps a variant of Geary 3. Hungarian: from a reduced form of the personal name Gergely, Latin Gregorius (see Gregory).

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

Similar surnames: Gero, Gera, Gee, Pere, Gery, Gerl, Gerg, Gene, Goeres, Gerde

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Gere Family Origin

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Gere Family Occupations

What did your Gere ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gere. 28% of Gere men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Gere women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gere were Manager and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Clerk

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

Gere Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Gere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gere 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gere. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gere. For the veterans among your Gere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gere Life Expectancy

What is the average Gere lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Gere in 1950 was 31, and 80 in 2004.

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