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Geiger Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a violin player or maker, Middle High German giger (an agent derivative of gige ‘violin’), German Geiger.

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

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Geiger Family Origin

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Geiger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Geiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Geiger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Geiger family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geiger.

Source: Census data for Geiger | Data not to scale

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Geiger Life Expectancy

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