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Gerhold Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of Old High German ger, gar ‘spear’ + wald ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Gerold, Berthold, Gerald, Germond, Herold, Arnold, Gerhardt, Herbold

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Gerhold Family Origin

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Gerhold Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Cigar Maker

    7%
  • Bacon Dealer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Gerhold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Gerhold's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerhold family was Bacon Dealer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerhold.

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Gerhold Historical Records

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Gerhold Life Expectancy

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