Gerwe Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a tanner, from Middle High German gerwe, a variant of Geber.

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


Similar surnames: Gerst, Gerde, Gere, Berke, Garbe, Zewe, Greiwe, Gerner, Gerke, Gerk

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Gerwe Family Origin

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Gerwe Family Occupations

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  • Doctor

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Retail Grocery

    25%
  • Wks. Wire Works

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Gerwe occupation in the USA was Doctor. 25% of Gerwe's were Doctors. A less common occupation for the Gerwe family was Wks. Wire Works. Doctor, Keeping House and Retail Grocery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerwe.

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Gerwe Historical Records

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Gerwe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2003, Gerwe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gerwe in 1958 was 62, and 48 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerwe

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