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Gerg Name Meaning

German: from a dialect form of the personal name Georg.

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


Similar surnames: Gera, Georg, Gere, Gero, Berg, Gery, Gerl, Jerge, Gerk, Gell

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Gerg Family Origin

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Gerg Family Occupations

What did your Gerg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gerg occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 43% of Gerg's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Cigar Maker and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerg. A less common occupation for the Gerg family was Laborer.

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  • Blacksmith

    43%
  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Gerg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gerg Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gerg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Gerg in 1962 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerg 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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