Gerde Family History

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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

What did your Gerde ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Dairy Man

    20%
  • Dealer In Dry Goods And Groceries

    20%
  • Horse Shoer

    20%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gerde ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gerde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gerde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerde 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gerde. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gerde. For the veterans among your Gerde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerde Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerde lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerde

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerde ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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