Gerloff Family History

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Gerloff Name Meaning

German: from a personal name Gerulf, composed of Old High German ger ‘spear’ + -loff, wolf ‘wolf’.

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


Similar surnames: Egloff, Gerlach, Harloff, Gerou, Gangloff, Dethloff, Germond, Ortloff

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Gerloff Family Origin

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Gerloff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Engineer

    6%
  • Furniture Maker

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerloff family was Furniture Maker. The most common Gerloff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gerloff's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerloff.

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Gerloff Historical Records

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Gerloff Life Expectancy

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