Gerold Family History

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Gerold Name Meaning

English: variant of Garrett 1. German: from the Germanic personal name Gerwald, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald- ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Gerald, Gerhold, Herold, Gerard, Germond, Harold, Gerou, Gero, Geron

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Gerold Family Origin

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Gerold Family Occupations

What did your Gerold ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gerold. 18% of Gerold men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Gerold women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerold were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gerold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gerold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerold census 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 989 immigration records available for the last name Gerold. 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 Gerold. For the veterans among your Gerold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerold Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerold lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gerold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gerold in 1955 was 47, and 87 in 2004.

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