Gerlt Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Gerald (from Gerwald, Old High German ger ‘spear’ + walt- ‘rule’).

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


Similar surnames: Gerl, Gerst, Merle, Gehl, Gell, Belt, Gerou, Geron, Gehret, Gerald

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Gerlt Family Origin

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Gerlt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Miner

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gerlt. The most common Gerlt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Gerlt's were Farmers.

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Gerlt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Gerlt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Gerlt in 1944 was 21, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerlt

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