Giefer Family History

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Giefer Name Meaning

German: from a Low German form of the personal name Gebhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Liefer, Gieser, Kiefer, Siever, Siefert, Rieber, Geer, Fieser, Gilger

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Giefer Family Origin

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Giefer Family Occupations

What did your Giefer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Giefer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Giefer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giefer. A less common occupation for the Giefer family was Varnisher.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Varnisher

    25%

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

Giefer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Giefer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giefer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Giefer. 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 Giefer. For the veterans among your Giefer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giefer Life Expectancy

What is the average Giefer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2003, in the United States, Giefer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Giefer in 1943 was 41, and 66 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giefer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giefer 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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