Gerde Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Gerdes, or a habitational name from a place near Hannover named Gerden.

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


Similar surnames: Garde, Gjerde, Gere, Zerbe, Gerwe, Berge, Eide, Goede, Heide, Herd

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Gerde Family Origin

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Gerde Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Dairy Man

    20%
  • Dealer In Dry Goods And Groceries

    20%
  • Horse Shoer

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerde family was Horse Shoer. The most common Gerde occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Gerde's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Dairy Man and Dealer In Dry Goods And Groceries were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerde.

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Gerde Historical Records

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Gerde Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Gerde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gerde in 1953 was 78, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerde

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