Birth Name: Kaia Jordan Gerber
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 3, 2001
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – English, Danish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, distant Irish and Welsh, remote French and Jersey Channel Islander
Kaia Gerber is an American actress and model. She is daughter of businessperson and model Rande Gerber and model and actress Cindy Crawford. Her brother, Presley Gerber, also models.
Her father is Jewish, of Austrian Jewish, Polish Jewish, Russian Jewish, and Belarusian Jewish descent. Her mother has English, one eighth Danish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, distant Irish and Welsh, and remote French and Jersey Channel Islander, ancestry. Some of her mother’s family lines have lived in the United States since the 1600s.
A picture of Kaia’s parents can be seen here.
Kaia has said:
…my dad is Jewish and my mom is Christian so we grew up doing both; we call it Christmas Chrismukah. I love learning about both of those sides of my life. We’d do Passover, Passover dinner and Yom Kippur. I love learning all of that – and learning the cooking.
Kaia’s paternal grandfather was Jordan Gerber (the son of Solomon/Saul/Paul Gerber and Stella D./S. Alexander). Jordan was born in New York. Solomon was born in New York, to an Austrian Jewish father and a New York-born mother, whose Jewish family was from the Poland-Russia area. Stella was born in New York, the daughter of Harry Alexander, who was a Polish Jewish immigrant, and of Sophie Feinberg, who was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.
Kaia’s paternal grandmother was born Ellen Goldberg (the daughter of Alan Irving Goldberg/Gould and Roslyn B. Schwartz). Ellen was born in New York. Alan was born in New York, the son of David Meyer/Meier Goldberg and Rebecca “Bashia” Gutstein/Goodstein, who were Russian Jewish immigrants. Roslyn was also born in New York, the daughter of New York-born parents, Robert L. Schwartz, whose parents were Russian Jews, and Ida Weinberg, whose parents were Belarusian Jewish immigrants.
Kaia’s grandfather is Daniel Kenneth Crawford (the son of Kenneth Leroy Crawford and Ramona Eileen Hemingway). Daniel was born in Winnebago, Faribault, Minnesota. Kaia’s great-grandfather Kenneth was the son of David P. Crawford, who was born in Ballymoney, co. Antrim, Ulster, Ireland, and of Amelia Christina/Christine Maria/Marie Hansen/Hanson, who was born in Wisconsin, to Danish parents. Ramona was the daughter of Frank Randall Hemingway and Hazel Mae/May Brown.
Kaia’s maternal grandmother is Jennifer Sue Walker (the daughter of James Richard Walker and Dorothy May/Mae Montgomery). Jennifer was born in DeKalb, DeKalb Co., Illinois. James was the son of James D. Walker and Leola M. Wheeler. Dorothy was the daughter of Almon Montgomery and Ada Belle Kallembach.
Sources: Genealogies of Kaia Gerber – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Kaia’s paternal great-grandfather, Solomon/Saul/Paul Gerber, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kaia’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Dora Rosenberg, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kaia’s paternal great-grandmother, Stella D./S. Alexander, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kaia’s paternal grandmother, Ellen Goldberg, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Kaia’s paternal great-grandparents, Alan Irving Goldberg/Gould and Roslyn B. Schwartz – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Kaia’s paternal great-grandfather, Alan Irving Goldberg/Gould – https://www.geni.com
Kaia’s paternal great-grandfather, Alan Irving Goldberg/Gould, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Alan Irving Goldberg/Gould on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Kaia’s paternal great-great-grandparents, David Meyer/Meier Goldberg and Rebecca “Bashia” Gutstein/Goodstein – https://familysearch.org
Kaia’s paternal great-grandmother, Roslyn B. Schwartz, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Roslyn B. Schwartz on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogies of Kaia Gerber (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Kaia’s mother – https://famouskin.com
Genealogies of Kaia’s maternal great-grandparents, Kenneth Leroy Crawford and Ramona Eileen Hemingway – http://www.findagrave.com
She looks like one of those mean girls from those witch movies.
She looks so much like her mom. But her brother resembles Cindy more