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

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Billard Fact.

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Gerold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Gerold's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerold family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Billard Fact. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerold.

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Gerold Historical Records

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Gerold Life Expectancy

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