Jerue Family History

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Jerue Name Meaning

Americanized form of the French Huguenot surname Girou, a widespread variant of Geroul, based on the Germanic root elements ger(i) ‘lance’ + wulf ‘wolf’.

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

Similar surnames: Jette, Jerome, Brue, Serie, Berge, Berte, Herde, Rue, Prue, Merle

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Jerue Family Origin

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Jerue Family Occupations

What did your Jerue ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Chamber Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jerue. 11% of Jerue men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Jerue women worked as a Chamber Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jerue were Salesman and Folder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Chamber Maid
  • Clerk
  • Direct Mailing
  • Folder

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

Jerue Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jerue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jerue 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 104 immigration records available for the last name Jerue. 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 352 military records available for the last name Jerue. For the veterans among your Jerue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jerue Life Expectancy

What is the average Jerue lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Jerue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Jerue in 1955 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jerue

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jerue 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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