Gereau Family History

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Gereau Name Meaning

French (Géreau): from a vernacular form of the personal names Gérald (see Gerald) or Gérou (see Gerou).

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

Similar surnames: Grau, German, Gera, Gerou, Greaux, Garneau, Gareau, Serene, Gere

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Gereau Family Origin

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Gereau Family Occupations

What did your Gereau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gereau occupation in Canada was Farmer. 71% of Gereau's were Farmers. Farmer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gereau. A less common occupation for the Gereau family was N G.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • N G


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

Gereau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gereau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gereau 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 162 immigration records available for the last name Gereau. 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 241 military records available for the last name Gereau. For the veterans among your Gereau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gereau Life Expectancy

What is the average Gereau lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Gereau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gereau in 1960 was 51, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gereau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gereau 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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