Gere Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gehr. English: perhaps a variant of Geary 3. Hungarian: from a reduced form of the personal name Gergely, Latin Gregorius (see Gregory).

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


Similar surnames: Gero, Gera, Gee, Pere, Gery, Gerl, Gerg, Gene, Goeres, Gerde

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Gere Family Origin

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Gere Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    33%
  • Retired Governess

    33%
  • Retired Manufacturer

    33%

In 1881, Cooper and Retired Governess were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gere. A less common occupation for the Gere family was Retired Manufacturer. The most common Gere occupation in the UK was Cooper. 33% of Gere's were Coopers.

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Gere Historical Records

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Gere Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Gere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Gere in 1950 was 31, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gere

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