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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gereau

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Alt. Meaning

G is for great, that describes you.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gereau

Roy Emile Gereau is a in the field of botany. Roy was born on December 5th, 1947 in Rock Island, Illinois.


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Popularity of Gereau as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gereau U.S.
  White 88.05% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.07% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gereau

People with the last name Gereau are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gereau

  • How Popular is the name Gereau? As a last name Gereau was the 67,318th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gereau first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gereau is Sunday, August 3rd, 1919.
  • How unique is the name Gereau? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gereau. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gereau: Your name in reverse order is Uaereg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aegure. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gereau? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 293 people with the last name Gereau.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gereau? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gereau as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Gereaus Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Gereau born Aug 7, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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