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Gerten Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Gert(h), a short form of Gerhardt. Possibly a respelling of English Girton.

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


Similar surnames: Gerken, Girten, Gerfen, Gerren, Garten, Gergen, Merten, Gebben

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Gerten Family Origin

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Gerten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Brick Mason

    14%
  • Horse Shoer

    14%
  • Shoe Maker

    14%

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In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Horse Shoer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gerten. The most common Gerten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Gerten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gerten family was Shoe Maker.

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Gerten Historical Records

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Gerten Life Expectancy

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