Gerads Family History

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Gerads Name Meaning

German: from a dissimilated form of Gerard, a variant of Gerhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Gerdes, Gerdts, Geralds, Gerndt, Gerde, Gera, Grado, Grade, Grams

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Gerads Family Origin

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Gerads Family Occupations

What did your Gerads ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Gerads. 80% of Gerads men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer

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

Gerads Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 883 census records available for the last name Gerads. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerads 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

There are 65 immigration records available for the last name Gerads. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 146 military records available for the last name Gerads. For the veterans among your Gerads ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerads Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerads lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Gerads life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gerads in 1967 was 71, and 67 in 2004.

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