Gerren Family History

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Gerren Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of English Gerrans, a habitational name from Gironde (Gascony) or a patronymic from an Old French personal name, Gerin, of Germanic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Gerten, Gerfen, Gerken, Warren, Ferren, Herren, Perrin, Geron, Gergen

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Gerren Family Origin

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Gerren Family Occupations

What did your Gerren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gerren family was Dyer. Farmer, Laborer and Brass Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerren. The most common Gerren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Gerren's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Brass Mill

    14%
  • Dyer

    14%

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Gerren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gerren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerren 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gerren. 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 Gerren. For the veterans among your Gerren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerren Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerren lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gerren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gerren in 1953 was 56, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerren 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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