Geiler Family History

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Geiler Name Meaning

nickname for a boisterous or mischievous man, from a noun derivative of Geil. from Middle High German gilære, giler ‘beggar’, ‘vagrant’.

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


Similar surnames: Keiler, Geller, Geiger, Geiser, Geisler, Gehler, Seiler, Beiler

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Geiler Family Origin

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Geiler Family Occupations

What did your Geiler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geiler. A less common occupation for the Geiler family was Bricklayer. The most common Geiler occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Geiler's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Bricklayer

    5%

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

Geiler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Geiler Life Expectancy

What is the average Geiler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Geiler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Geiler in 1963 was 73, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geiler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geiler 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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