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Gerrick Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of the English surname Garrick. Possibly an altered spelling of German Gerrich, from a Germanic personal name formed with gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’. In some instances it could be a habitational name from Gerrick in northern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Merrick, Garrick, Herrick, Gerrits, Derrick, Orrick, Geurink, Perlick

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Gerrick Family Origin

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Gerrick Family Occupations

What did your Gerrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gerrick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Gerrick's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerrick family was Brewer. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerrick.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Brewer

    7%

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

Gerrick Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gerrick Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerrick lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gerrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gerrick in 1955 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerrick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerrick 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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