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Giese Family History

Giese Name Meaning
German and Danish: from a short form of the personal name Giselbert (see Giesbrecht), or any other Germanic name with gisil as the first element.

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

145,788 Historical Documents with Giese on Ancestry.com
52,234 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,281 Military Records
6,430 Immigration Records
24,030 Census and Voter Lists
54,813 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Giese Families

  • Number of Giese families
     82 - 162
     28 - 81
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Giese families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Giese last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Giese census records

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Giese Family Origin

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Giese Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Giese

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Giese Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Giese census records

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Giese Civil War Service Records

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