Gero Family History

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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

What did your Gero ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Gero Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gero Life Expectancy

What is the average Gero lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gero

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gero 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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