Gera Family History

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Gera Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name meaning ‘dove’, based on the name of a Jat clan. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal names Germán (see German 2), or Gergely, Latin Gregorius (see Gregory). German: habitational name from a place in Thuringia so named.

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

Similar surnames: Bera, Gere, Gero, Gara, Sera, Mera, Gura, Gerg, Gerl, Pera

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Gera Family Origin

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Gera Family Occupations

What did your Gera ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk and Gailonss were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gera. 13% of Gera men worked as a Clerk and 50% of Gera women worked as a Gailonss. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gera were Fisherman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Electrician
  • Farmer
  • Fisherman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Gailonss
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gera Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gera census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 972 immigration records available for the last name Gera. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Gera. For the veterans among your Gera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gera Life Expectancy

What is the average Gera lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Gera in 1952 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

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