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Where is the Gerk family from?
You can see how Gerk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gerk family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gerk families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Gerk family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Gerk's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Gerk families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gerk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gerk. 42% of Gerk men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Gerk women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerk were Labor and Clerk.