Gerth Name Meaning

from a reduced form of Gerhardt. habitational name for someone from Gerthe near Bochum.

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

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Gerth Family Origin

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Gerth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Gerth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Gerth's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerth. A less common occupation for the Gerth family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Gerth | Data not to scale

Gerth Historical Records

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Gerth Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Gerth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gerth in 1950 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerth

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