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Geron Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Gero, Gerone, a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’, as for example Gérard (see Gerard).

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


Similar surnames: Gero, Gerou, Peron, Heron, German, Garon, Beron, Garin, Gerwin, Geen

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Geron Family Origin

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Geron Family Occupations

What did your Geron ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Geron occupation in Canada was Labourer. 50% of Geron's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Geron family was Farmer. Labourer, Carrage Maker and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geron.

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  • Labourer

    50%
  • Carrage Maker

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Geron ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Geron Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geron 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Geron. 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 Geron. For the veterans among your Geron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geron Life Expectancy

What is the average Geron lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Geron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Geron in 1944 was 28, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geron

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geron ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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