Geer Name Meaning

English: variant of Geary 3. North German: from a personal name derived from ger, gar ‘spear’ (see Geary 2). Dutch: reduced form of van den Geer, a topographic name from geer ‘headland’.

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

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Geer Family Origin

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Geer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geer. A less common occupation for the Geer family was Carpenter. The most common Geer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Geer's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Geer | Data not to scale

Geer Historical Records

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Geer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Geer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Geer in 1944 was 23, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geer

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