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Gerkin Family Origin

Where is the Gerkin family from?

Gerkin Family Occupations

What did your Gerkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerkin. The most common Gerkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Gerkin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerkin family was Retail Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Retail Grocer

    4%

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

Gerkin Historical Records

What Gerkin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gerkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerkin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Gerkin

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gerkin. 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 Gerkin. For the veterans among your Gerkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerkin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gerkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gerkin in 1958 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerkin 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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