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Gershon Name Meaning

Jewish: from the Hebrew personal name Gershon, Gershom, of uncertain origin. It may mean ‘exile’, but is usually interpreted as ‘sojourner’, from Hebrew ger sham meaning ‘a stranger there’.

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


Similar surnames: Person, Gerson, Gershen, German, Geron, Berson, Herson, Merson

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Gershon Family Origin

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Gershon Family Occupations

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  • Furniture Dealing

    14%
  • General Dealer

    14%
  • Income From Houses

    14%
  • Manager For A Monetory Agent

    14%

In 1881, Furniture Dealing, General Dealer and Income From Houses were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gershon. The most common Gershon occupation in the UK was Furniture Dealing. 14% of Gershon's were Furniture Dealings. A less common occupation for the Gershon family was Manager For A Monetory Agent.

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Gershon Historical Records

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Gershon Life Expectancy

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