Geron Family History

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Geron Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Gero, Gerone, a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’, as for example Gérard (see Gerard).

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

Similar surnames: Gero, Gerou, Peron, Heron, German, Garon, Beron, Garin, Gerwin, Geen

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Geron Family Origin

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Geron Family Occupations

What did your Geron ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Geron family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geron. The most common Geron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Geron's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Geron Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Geron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geron 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 712 immigration records available for the last name Geron. 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 673 military records available for the last name Geron. For the veterans among your Geron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geron Life Expectancy

What is the average Geron lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Geron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Geron in 1944 was 28, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geron 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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