Gietzen Family History

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Gietzen Name Meaning

German: probably a topographic name for someone living by a stream or flood plain, from Middle High German gieze ‘torrent’, ‘flood’. Compare Giesen.

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


Similar surnames: Dietzen, Bitzer, Kietzman, Goethe, Eitzen, Stetzel, Giltner, Fitzer

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Gietzen Family Origin

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Gietzen Family Occupations

What did your Gietzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gietzen family was Tinner. The most common Gietzen occupation in the USA was Cattle Dealer. 25% of Gietzen's were Cattle Dealers. Cattle Dealer, Grocer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gietzen.

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  • Cattle Dealer

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Tinner

    25%

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

Gietzen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gietzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gietzen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gietzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gietzen in 1953 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gietzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gietzen 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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