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Giesey Family History

Giesey Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized spelling of German Giese or of Swiss German Giesel.

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

8,987 Historical Documents with Giesey on Ancestry.com
2,069 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
338 Military Records
56 Immigration Records
1,506 Census and Voter Lists
5,018 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Giesey Families

  • Number of Giesey families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Giesey last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Giesey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Giesey census records

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Giesey Family Origin

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Giesey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Giesey

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Giesey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Giesey census records

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Giesey Civil War Service Records

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