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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Geren

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From Middle Dutch geren, from Old Dutch geron, from Proto-Germanic *gerōną.

Non-lemma forms.

  1. Plural form of geer

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Geren

    Pete Geren is a United States Secretary of the Army, Acting, and United States Secretary of the Air Force. Pete was given the name Preston Murdoch Geren, III on January 29th, 1952 in Fort Worth, Texas.


    Bob Geren is a baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Bob was born on September 22nd, 1961 in San Diego.


    Charles Lupton "Charlie" Geren is a businessman and business. Charles was born on October 22nd, 1949 in Texas, USA. Charles is also known as Charles Lupton Geren.


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    Popularity of Geren as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Geren U.S.
      White 91.26% 64.26%
      African American 1.58% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.64% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.38% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 4.44% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Geren

    People with the last name Geren are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Geren

    • How Popular is the name Geren? Geren is the 66,864th most popular name of all time. As a last name Geren was the 14,681st most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Geren have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15 babies born with the first name Geren in the United States.
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Geren? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Geren first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Geren is Friday, June 9th, 1905.
    • What year had the most people named Geren born? The highest recorded use of the first name Geren was in 1991 with a total of 5 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Geren: Your name in reverse order is Nereg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enreg. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Geren? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,026 people with the last name Geren.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Geren? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Geren as their last name since less than 1 person in 145k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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