Gerlitz Family History

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Gerlitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: habitational name for someone from Görlitz in Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Goerlitz, Garlitz, Gerbitz, Belitz, Gertz, Britz, Gerlich, Teplitz

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Gerlitz Family Origin

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Gerlitz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Barn Boss

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Brick Maker

    9%

In 1880, the most common Gerlitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Gerlitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerlitz family was Brick Maker. Farmer, Barn Boss and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerlitz.

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Gerlitz Historical Records

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Gerlitz Life Expectancy

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Famous Gerlitz Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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