Geitner Family History

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Geitner Name Meaning

nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German giuden ‘to boast or show off’. habitational name for someone from Geithain (earlier Geiden, Geidten) in Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Leitner, Heitner, Seiner, Gellner, Geisler, Fetner, Zeltner, Beisner

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Geitner Family Origin

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Geitner Family Occupations

What did your Geitner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Geitner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Geitner's were Farmers. Farmer, Brewer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geitner. A less common occupation for the Geitner family was Scrw Metal Mill.

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  • Farmer

  • Brewer

  • Coal Miner

  • Scrw Metal Mill


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

Geitner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Geitner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geitner 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 369 immigration records available for the last name Geitner. 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 Geitner. For the veterans among your Geitner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geitner Life Expectancy

What is the average Geitner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Geitner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Geitner in 1957 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geitner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geitner 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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