Gerety Family History

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Gerety Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Geraghty.

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


Similar surnames: Gerity, Geraty, Gerrity, Girty, Geery, Gearty, Heraty, Gertz, Grey

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Gerety Family Origin

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Gerety Family Occupations

What did your Gerety ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerety family was Car Works. Laborer, Farmer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerety. The most common Gerety occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Gerety's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Saloon Keeper

    10%
  • Car Works

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Gerety Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gerety Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerety lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gerety life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gerety in 1953 was 55, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerety

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerety 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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