Gerik Family History

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Gerik Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gehrig.

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

Similar surnames: Gerig, Erk, Gerg, Berk, Merk, Gerk, Geck, Gerl, Gervin, Gerke

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Gerik Family Origin

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Gerik Family Occupations

What did your Gerik ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gerik occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Gerik's were Farmers.

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

Gerik Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 620 census records available for the last name Gerik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerikcensus 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 189 immigration records available for the last name Gerik. 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 109 military records available for the last name Gerik. For the veterans among your Gerik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerik Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerik lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gerik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gerik in 1958 was 37, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerik 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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