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Gerdes Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Gerd, reduced form of Gerhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Gerdts, Gerken, Goeres, Gerten, Hermes, Gere, Kordes, Gares, Berkes

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Gerdes Family Origin

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Gerdes Family Occupations

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  • Carver Gilder

    50%
  • Needle Woman

    50%

In 1881, Carver Gilder and Needle Woman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gerdes. The most common Gerdes occupation in the UK was Carver Gilder. 50% of Gerdes's were Carver Gilders.

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