Gerwin Family History

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Gerwin Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ger, gar ‘spear’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

Similar surnames: Gerwig, Erwin, Gervin, Gerbig, German, Gerken, Geron, Harwin, Derwin

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Gerwin Family Origin

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Gerwin Family Occupations

What did your Gerwin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means was the top reported job for people in the UK named Gerwin. 75% of Gerwin women worked as a Private Means

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
  • Shorthand Typist

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

Gerwin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gerwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerwin 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 547 immigration records available for the last name Gerwin. 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 381 military records available for the last name Gerwin. For the veterans among your Gerwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerwin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerwin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gerwin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Gerwin in 1957 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerwin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerwin 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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