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Geiman Name Meaning

German (Geimann): topographic name for someone who lived in open countryside, as opposed to a city dweller, from Middle High German gouw, göu ‘fertile country’, ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: German, Feeman, Pleiman, Werman, Heiman, Greimann, Derman, Perman

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Geiman Family Origin

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Geiman Family Occupations

What did your Geiman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Geiman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Geiman's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Labor and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geiman. A less common occupation for the Geiman family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Farm Labor

    5%
  • Huckster

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Geiman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geiman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geiman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Geiman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Geiman. 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 Geiman. For the veterans among your Geiman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geiman Life Expectancy

What is the average Geiman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Geiman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Geiman in 1962 was 78, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geiman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geiman 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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