Gerecke Family History

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Gerecke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of a personal name formed with geri, gari ‘spear’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Gericke, Luedecke, Goedecke, Remke, Gerken, Wernecke, Besecker

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Gerecke Family Origin

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Gerecke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carriage Maker

    10%
  • Cigar Maker

    10%
  • Co. Clerk

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerecke family was Co. Clerk. Farmer, Carriage Maker and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerecke. The most common Gerecke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Gerecke's were Farmers.

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Gerecke Historical Records

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Gerecke Life Expectancy

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