Gerry Name Meaning

English: variant of Geary. Possibly an altered spelling of German Gehri, a variant of Gehr 1.

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


Similar surnames: Geary, Gery, Berry, Burry, Jerry, Gary, Geery, Geer, Werry, Derry

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Gerry Family Origin

Where is the Gerry family from?

SHOW MORE

Gerry Family Occupations

What did your Gerry ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerry family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerry. The most common Gerry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Gerry's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Gerry | Data not to scale

Gerry Historical Records

What Gerry family records will you find?

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

Search 1940's US census records for Gerry

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Gerry Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerry lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerry 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Gerry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gerry in 1941 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerry

Famous Gerry Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Look up another name