Gera Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name meaning ‘dove’, based on the name of a Jat clan. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal names Germán (see German 2), or Gergely, Latin Gregorius (see Gregory). German: habitational name from a place in Thuringia so named.

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


Similar surnames: Bera, Gere, Gero, Gara, Sera, Mera, Gura, Gerg, Gerl, Pera

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Gera Family Origin

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Gera Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Foreman Gas Worker

    25%
  • Lab

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer and Foreman Gas Worker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gera. The most common Gera occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gera's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gera family was Lab.

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Gera Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Gera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Gera in 1952 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gera

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