Gerhold Family History

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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

What did your Gerhold ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gerhold. 22% of Gerhold men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Gerhold women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerhold were Salesman and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Secretary

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

Gerhold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gerhold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerhold 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 646 immigration records available for the last name Gerhold. 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 992 military records available for the last name Gerhold. For the veterans among your Gerhold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerhold Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerhold lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gerhold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gerhold in 1959 was 55, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerhold

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerhold 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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