Gery Name Meaning

Southern French (Géry): variant of Gille. French (Géry): from the Germanic personal name Gaugeric, which was borne by a 6th-century bishop of Cambrai. Possibly a respelling of Swiss German Gehry, a variant of Gehr.

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

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Gery Family Origin

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Gery Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Grist Miller

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gery family was Grist Miller. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gery. The most common Gery occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Gery's were Farmers.

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Gery Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Gery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Gery in 1955 was 64, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gery

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