Geisinger Family History

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Geisinger Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from Geisingen in southwestern Germany or Geising, south of Dresden.

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


Similar surnames: Reisinger, Leisinger, Meisinger, Eisinger, Weininger, Frisinger

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Geisinger Family Origin

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Geisinger Family Occupations

What did your Geisinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Geisinger family was Carpenter. The most common Geisinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Geisinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geisinger.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Retired Farmer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Geisinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geisinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geisinger 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 Geisinger

Passenger List

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

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Geisinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Geisinger lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Geisinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Geisinger in 1950 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geisinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geisinger 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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