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Geibel Family History

Geibel Name Meaning
German: from a personal name or topographic name formed with Old High German gawi ‘fertile region’, ‘countryside’ (as opposed to a town).

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

31,371 Historical Documents with Geibel on Ancestry.com
8,466 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,341 Military Records
732 Immigration Records
3,579 Census and Voter Lists
17,253 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Geibel Families

  • Number of Geibel families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Geibel families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Geibel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Geibel census records

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Geibel Family Origin

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Geibel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Geibel

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Geibel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Geibel census records

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Geibel Civil War Service Records

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