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Gieseler Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the Germanic personal name Giselher, from gisil ‘offspring’, ‘pledge’, ‘noble offspring’ (see Giesel) + heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Giesel, Wieseler, Giebler, Giesler, Essler, Gieseke, Fieseler

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Gieseler Family Origin

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Gieseler Family Occupations

What did your Gieseler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gieseler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gieseler's were Farmers. Farmer, Boot And Shoemaker and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gieseler. A less common occupation for the Gieseler family was Comminsion F.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Boot And Shoemaker

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Comminsion F

    11%

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

Gieseler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gieseler Life Expectancy

What is the average Gieseler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gieseler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gieseler in 1962 was 70, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gieseler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gieseler 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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