Gerringer Family History

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Gerringer Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Geringer.

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


Similar surnames: Garringer, Berringer, Garinger, Carringer, Getsinger, Garlinger

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Gerringer Family Origin

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Gerringer Family Occupations

What did your Gerringer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerringer family was Coach Maker. The most common Gerringer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Gerringer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerringer.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%
  • Coach Maker

    4%

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

Gerringer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gerringer Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerringer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gerringer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gerringer in 1945 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerringer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerringer 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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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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