Geibel Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Gibel, Geisel, Heibel, Eiben, Weibel, Reibel, Goebel, Seibel, Gabel

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Geibel Family Origin

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Geibel Family Occupations

What did your Geibel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Geibel family was Carpenter. The most common Geibel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Geibel's were Farmers. Farmer, Shoemaker and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geibel.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker

  • Baker

  • Carpenter


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

Geibel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geibel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geibel 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 808 immigration records available for the last name Geibel. 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 Geibel. For the veterans among your Geibel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geibel Life Expectancy

What is the average Geibel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Geibel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Geibel in 1950 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geibel 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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