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Geister Name Meaning

German (Silesia): occupational name for a goatherd, from an agent derivative of Geist 1.

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


Similar surnames: Geisler, Geiser, Gerster, Leister, Gaiser, Weisser, Geiger, Beisner

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Geister Family Origin

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Geister Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Mfgr Ag. Impts

    6%

In 1880, the most common Geister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Geister's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geister. A less common occupation for the Geister family was Mfgr Ag. Impts.

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Geister Historical Records

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Geister Life Expectancy

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