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Gernand Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name formed with gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’.

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


Similar surnames: German, Gerard, Germond, Gerwin, Gerald, Weinand, Bernard, Fernando

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Gernand Family Origin

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Gernand Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Cabinet Maker

    12%
  • Merchant

    12%
  • Beer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Gernand occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Gernand's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gernand. A less common occupation for the Gernand family was Beer.

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Gernand Historical Records

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Gernand Life Expectancy

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