Gerry Name Meaning

English: variant of Geary. Possibly an altered spelling of German Gehri, a variant of Gehr 1.

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


Similar surnames: Geary, Gery, Berry, Burry, Jerry, Gary, Geery, Geer, Werry, Derry

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Gerry Family Origin

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Gerry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • School

    22%
  • Clerk

    11%
  • Baker

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gerry family was Baker. The most common Gerry occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Gerry's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerry.

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Gerry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Gerry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gerry in 1941 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerry

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