Gerrits Family History

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Gerrits Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; a variant of Gerhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Gerrick, Terris, Gerwig, Merritt, Gerdts, Geurts, Merrick, Ferris

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Gerrits Family Origin

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Gerrits Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Gerrits occupation in the UK was Outfitter. 100% of Gerrits's were Outfitters.

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  • Outfitter


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Gerrits Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gerrits. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerrits 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 Gerrits. 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 234 military records available for the last name Gerrits. For the veterans among your Gerrits ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerrits Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerrits lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gerrits life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Gerrits in 1961 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerrits

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerrits 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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