Gerberding Family History

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Gerberding Name Meaning

German: Westphalian patronymic from the personal name Gerbert, composed of the elements ger, gar ‘spear’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Gerberich, Nieberding, Gerbig, Gehring, Berding, Deterding, Gerding

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Gerberding Family Origin

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Gerberding Family Occupations

What did your Gerberding ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gerberding occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Gerberding's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerberding family was Minister. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerberding.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Minister


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gerberding ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gerberding Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gerberding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerberding 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 276 immigration records available for the last name Gerberding. 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 364 military records available for the last name Gerberding. For the veterans among your Gerberding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerberding Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerberding lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gerberding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gerberding in 1950 was 66, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerberding

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerberding ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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