Gerritsen Family History

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Gerritsen Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Gerrits.

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


Similar surnames: Gerrits, Herrin, Gersten, Gerrie, Gerrity, Gerrish, Lauritsen

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Gerritsen Family Origin

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Gerritsen Family Occupations

What did your Gerritsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gerritsen occupation in the UK was Pro Merch & Gen Agent. 100% of Gerritsen's were Pro Merch & Gen Agents.

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  • Pro Merch & Gen Agent

    100%

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

Gerritsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gerritsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerritsen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gerritsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gerritsen in 1962 was 64, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerritsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerritsen 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.

Famous Gerritsen Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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