Gerow Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Gerou or Giraud. Possibly an Americanized spelling of the German habitational name Gerau, from a place so named in Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Gero, Genaw, Gerde, Pero, Dorow, Gerou, Giro, Geron, Gerl, Garrow

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Gerow Family Origin

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Gerow Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Gerow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Gerow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerow family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerow.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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Gerow Historical Records

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Gerow Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Gerow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gerow in 1944 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

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