Gerth Family History

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Gerth Name Meaning

from a reduced form of Gerhardt. habitational name for someone from Gerthe near Bochum.

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


Similar surnames: Kerth, Kertz, Garth, Garthe, Gent, Gehrt, Hoerth, Girt, North, Leith

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Gerth Family Origin

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Gerth Family Occupations

What did your Gerth ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gerth. 17% of Gerth men worked as a Bricklayer and 40% of Gerth women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerth were Master Builder and Unpaid Domestic Du

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    17%
  • Dairy Salesman(jobs Dairy)
    17%
  • Master Builder
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Ladies Hairdresser
    20%
  • Private Means
    20%
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gerth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Gerth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerth 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gerth. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Gerth. For the veterans among your Gerth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerth Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerth lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gerth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gerth in 1950 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerth 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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