Giere Family History

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Giere Name Meaning

German: topographic name from a Rhineland field name, probably denoting a wedge-shaped field (see Gehr 2).

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

Similar surnames: Giese, Gere, Gerl, Lier, Geer, Gierke, Wiese, Wire, Gerde, Geier

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Giere Family Origin

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Giere Family Occupations

What did your Giere ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Giere occupation in the USA was Barber. 17% of Giere's were Barbers. Barber, Coal Dealer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giere. A less common occupation for the Giere family was Laborer.

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  • Barber

  • Coal Dealer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Giere Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Giere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giere 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 736 immigration records available for the last name Giere. 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 476 military records available for the last name Giere. For the veterans among your Giere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giere Life Expectancy

What is the average Giere lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Giere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Giere in 1960 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giere

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giere 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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