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Gerwitz Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine): of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Horowitz or alternatively an altered form of Gewirtz.

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


Similar surnames: Gurwitz, Horwitz, Hurwitz, Gurewitz, Kritz, Gertz, Gerbitz, Peritz

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Gerwitz Family Origin

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Gerwitz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Blacksmith Helper

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Shoemaker

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerwitz family was Shoemaker. The most common Gerwitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gerwitz's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith Helper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerwitz.

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Gerwitz Historical Records

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Gerwitz Life Expectancy

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