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Gerrish Name Meaning

English: nickname for an unpredictable, wayward person, from Middle English gerysshe ‘wild’, ‘changeable’. Compare Geary. Possibly an altered spelling of German Gerisch, a variant of Giersch.

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


Similar surnames: Gerrick, Garrish, Barrish, Parrish, Merris, Gersh, Grist, Gehris

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Gerrish Family Origin

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Gerrish Family Occupations

What did your Gerrish ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gerrish. The most common Gerrish occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Gerrish's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farmer Son

    33%

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Gerrish Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gerrish ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Gerrish Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerrish lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Gerrish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gerrish in 1951 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

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