Gerold Family History

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Gerold Name Meaning

English: variant of Garrett 1. German: from the Germanic personal name Gerwald, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald- ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Gerald, Gerhold, Herold, Gerard, Germond, Harold, Gerou, Gero, Geron

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Gerold Family Origin

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Gerold Family Occupations

What did your Gerold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Keeping House and Billard Fact. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerold. The most common Gerold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Gerold's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerold family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Billard Fact.

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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Gerold Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gerold ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Gerold Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerold lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, Gerold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gerold in 1955 was 47, and 87 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerold 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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