Gerdts Family History

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Gerdts Name Meaning

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

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

Similar surnames: Gerdes, Goerdt, Gerndt, Gertz, Aerts, Herdt, Gerth, Gerrits, Gerlt

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Gerdts Family Origin

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Gerdts Family Occupations

What did your Gerdts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gerdts. 20% of Gerdts men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Gerdts women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerdts were Salesman and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Houseworker
  • Teacher

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

Gerdts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gerdts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerdts 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gerdts. 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 486 military records available for the last name Gerdts. For the veterans among your Gerdts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerdts Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerdts lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gerdts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gerdts in 1963 was 75, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerdts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerdts 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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