Gergen Family History

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Gergen Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the personal name Georg (see George).

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

Similar surnames: Gergel, Goergen, Georgen, Bergen, Gerken, Gerten, Gerfen, Jerge

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Gergen Family Origin

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Gergen Family Occupations

What did your Gergen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Gergen.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Gergen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gergen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gergen 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 432 immigration records available for the last name Gergen. 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 618 military records available for the last name Gergen. For the veterans among your Gergen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gergen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gergen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gergen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gergen in 1952 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

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