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Where is the Geiss family from?
You can see how Geiss families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Geiss family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Geiss families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Geiss families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 86% of all the recorded Geiss's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Geiss families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Geiss surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Geiss. 16% of Geiss men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Geiss women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Geiss were Clerk and Seamstress.