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Gerlich Name Meaning

German and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Gerlach. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant, under Russian influence, of Herlich, itself a variant of Ehrlich.

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


Similar surnames: Gersch, Gerlach, Erlich, Goerlich, Genrich, Redlich, Perlich, Gerich

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Gerlich Family Origin

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Gerlich Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Brass Finisher

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

In 1880, the most common Gerlich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Gerlich's were Farmers. Farmer, Brass Finisher and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerlich. A less common occupation for the Gerlich family was Carpenter.

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Gerlich Historical Records

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Gerlich Life Expectancy

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