Gerlock Family History

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Gerlock Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gerlach.

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


Similar surnames: Garlock, Carlock, Cearlock, Gunlock, Gerlach, Gerlich, Tellock

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Gerlock Family Origin

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Gerlock Family Occupations

What did your Gerlock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerlock family was Farming. Farmer, Brick Mason and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerlock. The most common Gerlock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Gerlock's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

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

Gerlock Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gerlock Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerlock lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gerlock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gerlock in 1950 was 46, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerlock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerlock 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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