Gerrits Family History

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Gerrits Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; a variant of Gerhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Gerrick, Terris, Gerwig, Merritt, Gerdts, Geurts, Merrick, Ferris

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Gerrits Family Origin

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Gerrits Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Jewelry Dealer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Gerrits occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Gerrits's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerrits family was Laborer. Farmer and Jewelry Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gerrits.

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Gerrits Historical Records

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Gerrits Life Expectancy

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Famous Gerrits Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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