Gieske Family History

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Gieske Name Meaning

Reduced form of the German surname Giesecke.

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

Similar surnames: Gieseke, Pieske, Giese, Gierke, Goeke, Wienke, Iske, Giesler, Kieke

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Gieske Family Origin

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Gieske Family Occupations

What did your Gieske ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gieske family was Grocer. The most common Gieske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Gieske's were Farmers. Farmer, Contractor and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gieske.

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  • Farmer

  • Contractor

  • Farm Laborer

  • Grocer


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

Gieske Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gieske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gieske 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 414 immigration records available for the last name Gieske. 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 310 military records available for the last name Gieske. For the veterans among your Gieske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gieske Life Expectancy

What is the average Gieske lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gieske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gieske in 1963 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gieske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gieske 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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