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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


Similar surnames: Seiger, Geiser, Zeiger, Geier, Genser, Geiler, Leiser, Weiher

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Geiger Family Origin

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Geiger Family Occupations

What did your Geiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geiger. 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.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Geiger Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Geiger ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Geiger Life Expectancy

What is the average Geiger lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Geiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Geiger in 1942 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geiger 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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