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Gieser Family History

Gieser Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a foundryman from an agent derivative of Middle High German giezen ‘to pour or cast’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kieser, Zieser, Goeser, Fieser, Grieser, Bieser, Geiser, Giesler

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Where is the Gieser family from?

You can see how Gieser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gieser family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Gieser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 33 Gieser families living in Illinois. This was about 27% of all the recorded Gieser's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Gieser families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gieser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gieser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gieser. 21% of Gieser men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Gieser women worked as a Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gieser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gieser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 538 immigration records available for the last name Gieser. 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 Cards

There are 698 military records available for the last name Gieser. For the veterans among your Gieser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gieser lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gieser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Gieser in 1957 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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