Gero Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Gérald (see Gerald) or Gérou (see Gerou). Hungarian (also Geró or Gero): from the personal name Geró, pet form of Gergely, Hungarian form of Gregory. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’. Reduced form of any of various Greek distinguishing nicknames beginning with gero- ‘old’, e.g. Gerovassilis ‘old Basil’, Gerocostas ‘the elder Constantine’, etc.

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


Similar surnames: Geron, Gerou, Gere, Fero, Pero, Gera, Bero, Berto, Gerow, Gehl

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Gero Family Origin

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Gero Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gero. A less common occupation for the Gero family was Farm Laborer. The most common Gero occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Gero's were Farmers.

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Gero Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Gero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gero in 1946 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gero

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