Gerou Name Meaning

French: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Gerwulf, composed of the elements ger, gar ‘spear’ + wulf ‘wolf’. Greek: patronymic from the genitive case of Greek geros ‘old’, ‘elder’ (see Gero 4).

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


Similar surnames: Gero, Geron, Heroux, Gertz, Grau, Gerlt, Petrou, Gebo, Herod, Beron

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Gerou Family Origin

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Gerou Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Student

    25%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerou. The most common Gerou occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 25% of Gerou's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Gerou family was Student.

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Gerou Historical Records

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Gerou Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Gerou life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Gerou in 1953 was 49, and 56 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerou

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