Gerdts Family History

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Gerdts Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Gerdt, reduced form of Gerhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Gerdes, Goerdt, Gerndt, Gertz, Aerts, Herdt, Gerth, Gerrits, Gerlt

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Gerdts Family Origin

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Gerdts Family Occupations

What did your Gerdts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gerdts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Gerdts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerdts family was Keeps Saloon. Farmer, Grocer and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerdts.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Book Keeper

    10%
  • Keeps Saloon

    10%

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Gerdts Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gerdts Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerdts lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gerdts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gerdts in 1963 was 75, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerdts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerdts 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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