Gerena Family History

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Gerena Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Gerena, a place in Seville province.

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

Similar surnames: Llerena, Urena, Verona, Arena, Gera, Grana, Perea, Ceresa, Serna

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Gerena Family Origin

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Gerena Family Occupations

What did your Gerena ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Jornalero and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gerena. 31% of Gerena men worked as a Jornalero and 12% of Gerena women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerena were Bracero and Button Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Jornalero
  • Labrador
  • Laborer
  • Bracero

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Sirvienta
  • Bordadora
  • Button Maker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gerena Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Gerena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerena 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 964 immigration records available for the last name Gerena. 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 574 military records available for the last name Gerena. For the veterans among your Gerena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerena Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerena lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gerena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gerena in 1944 was 24, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerena 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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