Geren Family History

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Geren Name Meaning

Respelling of German Gehren, a variant of Gehr 1.

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

Similar surnames: Gere, Gergen, Garen, Gerten, Gerken, Geer, Gerfen, Gebben, Deren

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Geren Family Origin

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Geren Family Occupations

What did your Geren ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Geren. 25% of Geren men worked as a Bank Clerk and 67% of Geren women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Geren were Incapacitatedgeneral Labourer and Teacher Of Music

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Clerk
  • Bank Manager (retired)
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Incapacitatedgeneral Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Teacher Of Music

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

Geren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Geren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geren 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 501 immigration records available for the last name Geren. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Geren. For the veterans among your Geren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geren Life Expectancy

What is the average Geren lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Geren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Geren in 1952 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geren 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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