Ge Name Meaning

Chinese : in ancient China there existed a clan called Ge, whose descendants came to use Ge as their surname. Another source of the name is from an area named Ge during the Xia dynasty (2205–1766 bc) in present-day Henan province. The descendants of the rulers of Ge eventually adopted the place name as their surname. Chinese : from the ancient state of Ge that was granted to a descendant of the model emperor Yu (2205–2198 bc). Later descendants adopted the place name as their surname. French (Gé): variant of Gée.

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

Similar surnames: Gu, He, Lu, Ye, Du, Qi, Gee, Re, Ke, Che

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Ge Family Origin

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Ge Family Occupations

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In 1939, Commercial Traveller (travel) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ge. 15% of Ge men worked as a Commercial Traveller (travel) and 75% of Ge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ge were Hotel Waiter and House Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Commercial Traveller (travel)
  • Hair Dresser Master
  • Head Waiter
  • Hotel Waiter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • House Keeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Ge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ge 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

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Draft Card

There are 63,000 military records available for the last name Ge. For the veterans among your Ge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ge Life Expectancy

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Between 1971 and 2001, in the United States, Ge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ge in 1971 was 46, and 38 in 2001.

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