Gero Family History

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Gero Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Gérald (see Gerald) or Gérou (see Gerou). Hungarian (also Geró or Gero): from the personal name Geró, pet form of Gergely, Hungarian form of Gregory. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’. Reduced form of any of various Greek distinguishing nicknames beginning with gero- ‘old’, e.g. Gerovassilis ‘old Basil’, Gerocostas ‘the elder Constantine’, etc.

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

Similar surnames: Geron, Gerou, Gere, Fero, Pero, Gera, Bero, Berto, Gerow, Gehl

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Gero Family Origin

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Gero Family Occupations

What did your Gero ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Despatch Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gero. 20% of Gero men worked as a Despatch Clerk and 25% of Gero women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gero were Student and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Despatch Clerk
  • Director Hungarion Produce Coy
  • Medical Doctor
  • Student

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cross Clifton Shoe Factory
  • Domestic Duties (paid)
  • Household Duties (unpaid)

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

Gero Historical Records

What Gero family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gero 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 Gero. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gero. For the veterans among your Gero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gero Life Expectancy

What is the average Gero lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Gero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gero in 1946 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gero

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