Gergen Family History

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Gergen Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the personal name Georg (see George).

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


Similar surnames: Gergel, Goergen, Georgen, Bergen, Gerken, Gerten, Gerfen, Jerge

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Gergen Family Origin

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Gergen Family Occupations

What did your Gergen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gergen family was At Home. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gergen. The most common Gergen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Gergen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • At Home

    4%

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

Gergen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gergen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gergen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gergen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gergen in 1952 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gergen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gergen 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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