Geathers Family History

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Geathers Name Meaning

Probably a variant of German Gathers or English Gaither.

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


Similar surnames: Gethers, Feathers, Heather, Gathers, Lathers, Nethers, Leathers

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Geathers Family Origin

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Geathers Family Occupations

What did your Geathers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Geathers family was Laborer. Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Geathers. The most common Geathers occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Geathers's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Geathers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Geathers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geathers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geathers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Geathers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Geathers. For the veterans among your Geathers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geathers Life Expectancy

What is the average Geathers lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Geathers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Geathers in 1958 was 35, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geathers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geathers ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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