Gerig Family History

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Gerig Name Meaning

German: variant of Gehrig.

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

Similar surnames: Gehrig, Gerik, Gering, Weig, Gerg, Garis, Herbig, Ferdig, Redig

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Gerig Family Origin

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Gerig Family Occupations

What did your Gerig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Dairy were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerig. A less common occupation for the Gerig family was Farming. The most common Gerig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Gerig's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Dairy

  • Farming


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

Gerig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gerig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerig 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 626 immigration records available for the last name Gerig. 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 657 military records available for the last name Gerig. For the veterans among your Gerig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerig Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerig lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gerig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gerig in 1961 was 29, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerig 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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