Gerwitz Family History

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Gerwitz Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine): of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Horowitz or alternatively an altered form of Gewirtz.

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


Similar surnames: Gurwitz, Horwitz, Hurwitz, Gurewitz, Kritz, Gertz, Gerbitz, Peritz

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Gerwitz Family Origin

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Gerwitz Family Occupations

What did your Gerwitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engine Fitter (heavy Work and Household Duties Unpaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gerwitz. 50% of Gerwitz men worked as an Engine Fitter (heavy Work and 50% of Gerwitz women worked as a Household Duties Unpaid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerwitz were Millwright Fitter (heavywork and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engine Fitter (heavy Work
    50%
  • Millwright Fitter (heavywork
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Household Duties Unpaid
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%

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

Gerwitz Historical Records

What Gerwitz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gerwitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerwitz 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Gerwitz. 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 163 military records available for the last name Gerwitz. For the veterans among your Gerwitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerwitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerwitz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gerwitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Gerwitz in 1953 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerwitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerwitz 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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