Giesey Family History

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Giesey Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Giese or of Swiss German Giesel.

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


Similar surnames: Giesy, Geesey, Giggey, Gisel, Kinsey, Gieser, Giesel, Keesey, Wiesen

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Giesey Family Origin

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Giesey Family Occupations

What did your Giesey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Giesey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Giesey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Saddler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giesey. A less common occupation for the Giesey family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Saddler

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Giesey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Giesey Life Expectancy

What is the average Giesey lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Giesey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Giesey in 1961 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giesey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giesey 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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