Gerity Family History

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Gerity Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Geraghty.

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


Similar surnames: Gerrity, Geraty, Gerety, Girty, Garity, Dority, Heraty, Gearty

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Gerity Family Origin

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Gerity Family Occupations

What did your Gerity ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerity family was Farmer. The most common Gerity occupation in the USA was Laborer. 28% of Gerity's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerity.

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  • Laborer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Farmer

    8%

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

Gerity Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gerity Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerity lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gerity life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Gerity in 1959 was 59, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerity

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerity 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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