Gerger Family History

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Gerger Name Meaning

patronymic from George 2. habitational name for someone from any of several places named St. Georgen, in Austria and southern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Georger, Gerner, Berger, Garger, Berner, Gepner, Enger, Jerger

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Gerger Family Origin

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Gerger Family Occupations

What did your Gerger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerger. A less common occupation for the Gerger family was Carpenter. The most common Gerger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gerger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Gerger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gerger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gerger. 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 Gerger. For the veterans among your Gerger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerger Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gerger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gerger in 1958 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerger 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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