Gerich Family History

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Gerich Name Meaning

German: variant of Gerrick. Slovenian (Geric): metronymic from the female personal name Gera, short form of Gertruda, Slovenian form of German Gertrud (see Trude).

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

Similar surnames: Genrich, Perich, Erich, Marich, Yelich, Berch, Hersch, Ehrich, Burich

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Gerich Family Origin

Where is the Gerich family from?

Gerich Family Occupations

What did your Gerich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gerich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gerich's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerich family was Cooper. Farmer, Keeping House and Blcksmth were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerich.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blcksmth

  • Cooper


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

Gerich Historical Records

What Gerich family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Gerich

Passenger List

There are 592 immigration records available for the last name Gerich. 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 801 military records available for the last name Gerich. For the veterans among your Gerich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerich Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerich lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gerich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Gerich in 1963 was 78, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerich 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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