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Gerrick Name Meaning

English: apparently a variant of Garrick . Americanized form of German Gericke .

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


Similar surnames: Merrick, Garrick, Herrick, Gerrits, Derrick, Orrick, Geurink, Perlick

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Where is the Gerrick family from?

You can see how Gerrick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gerrick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gerrick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Gerrick family living in Indiana. This was about 25% of all the recorded Gerrick's in USA. Indiana and 3 other states had the highest population of Gerrick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gerrick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gerrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gerrick. 29% of Gerrick men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Gerrick women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerrick were Truck Driver and House Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • New Worker
    18%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • House Maid
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gerrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerrick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 393 immigration records available for the last name Gerrick. 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 Cards

There are 516 military records available for the last name Gerrick. For the veterans among your Gerrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gerrick lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gerrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gerrick in 1955 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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