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Geerdes Name Meaning

North German: variant of Gerdes.

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


Similar surnames: Gerdes, Gerde, Goeres, Gehres, Gerdts, Gerke, Gerken, Gaede, Goedde

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Geerdes Family Origin

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Geerdes Family Occupations

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Geerdes Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Geerdes. For the veterans among your Geerdes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geerdes Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Geerdes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Geerdes in 1957 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

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