Gerson Family History

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Gerson Name Meaning

German form or Jewish variant of Gershon.

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


Similar surnames: Person, Herson, Merson, Gerdon, Gershon, Getson, German, Gersten

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Gerson Family Origin

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Gerson Family Occupations

What did your Gerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gerson occupation in the UK was Dealer In Gold & Silver Plate. 17% of Gerson's were Dealer In Gold & Silver Plates. A less common occupation for the Gerson family was Foreign Stuff Merchant (DG). Dealer In Gold & Silver Plate, Dramatic Agent and Fine Art Publisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerson.

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  • Dealer In Gold & Silver Plate

    17%
  • Dramatic Agent

    17%
  • Fine Art Publisher

    17%
  • Foreign Stuff Merchant (DG)

    17%

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

Gerson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gerson in 1942 was 34, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerson 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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