Gersh Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hirsch 2 and 3. Americanized spelling of German Gersch.

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


Similar surnames: Gersch, Kersh, Hersh, Hursh, Karsh, Hersch, Gens, Esh, Gresh, Larsh

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Gersh Family Origin

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Gersh Family Occupations

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  • Shoemaker

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Gersh occupation in the USA was Shoemaker. 100% of Gersh's were Shoemakers.

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Gersh Historical Records

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Gersh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Gersh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gersh in 1955 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gersh

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