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Gerdon Name Meaning

Scottish: altered spelling of Gordon. German: unexplained. Compare Gardon. French: perhaps a variant of Gardon

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


Similar surnames: Gardon, Gordon, Gordan, Person, Gerson, German, Yerdon, Garmon

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Gerdon Family Origin

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Gerdon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • School

    20%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Labourer

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerdon. A less common occupation for the Gerdon family was Farm Labourer. The most common Gerdon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Gerdon's were Farmers.

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Gerdon Historical Records

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Gerdon Life Expectancy

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