Gierke Family History

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Gierke Name Meaning

German: from a pet form, under Slavic influence, of the personal name Gerhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Goerke, Zierke, Gauerke, Mielke, Pieske, Berke, Gieseke, Ihrke

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Gierke Family Origin

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Gierke Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Farmer

    31%
  • Day Laborer

    8%
  • German Teacher

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gierke family was German Teacher. The most common Gierke occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Gierke's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gierke.

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Gierke Historical Records

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Gierke Life Expectancy

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