Gericke Family History

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Gericke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of a personal name beginning with the element ger, gar ‘spear’, for example Gerhard (see Gerhardt).

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

Similar surnames: Gerecke, Gerrick, Derick, Gerich, Eicke, Heinke, Weinke, Geiken

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Gericke Family Origin

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Gericke Family Occupations

What did your Gericke ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gericke occupation in the UK was Shopman Hatter. 100% of Gericke's were Shopman Hatters.

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  • Shopman Hatter


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

Gericke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gericke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gericke 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 Gericke. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Gericke. For the veterans among your Gericke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gericke Life Expectancy

What is the average Gericke lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gericke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gericke in 1944 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gericke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gericke 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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